An elegant fifteen inches in length from end to end , this antique hand mirror is marked FRANCE on the handle. Oval in shape , of gilded bronze decorated with salmon peach color guilloche' enamel and a hand-painted miniature . An aristocratic lady with upswept powdered hair , fancy dress and a string of pearls around her neck . The reverse with a bevelled mirror , still clear as the day it was made , Circa 1900. ......
Finely detailed and executed, and in very good antique condition. The only condition issue to note is the background of the miniature , where some of the painted has lifted from the surface. The portrait itself remains perfect, as well as the mirror and structural framework of the bronze. Perfect feminine vanity accessory . .......
So French ! Replete with all the appropriate symbols including four fleur di lys and an elaborately tied bow at the crest . ......
Materials; Bronze, Hand-Painted Miniature , Mirrored Glass & Guilloche' Enamel
Size; 15" Long Overall, ........5" X 3 & 3/4" Oval Mirror
Condition; Very Good......Please see above regarding the background of the miniature.
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