Offered for sale is an exquisite French Louis XV style, late 19th century giltwood and composition Mirror and Console in a petite size. This little jewel is perfect for a vestibule or small entrance hall. The mirror and console have lovely proportions with delicate draped carvings. The console is topped with black Carrera Marble and terminates in a tripartite base with animal paw feet mounted on a conforming platform.
The matching mirror fits perfectly atop the console and is similarly festooned with carved swags and drapery. The French have a knack for creating furniture with perfect proportions, with curves that are in perfect symmetry to one another. That's why they are so pleasing to the eye and this piece is no exception.
The mirror is in excellent condition with signs of ageing to the plated glass which is desirable and a darkened patina to the gilt. The console is also in excellent condition with minor signs of age.
Size of Mirror: 44" Height, 24" Width
Size of Base: 36" Height, 22" Width.
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