Louis XVI Style Kingwood Triptych Cheval Mirror

French Louis XVI-style (19th Century) kingwood inlaid three-fway (triptych) cheval mirror with bronze trim.
ITEM #
040081
WIDTH
33.5"
STYLE
French Louis XVI
DEPTH
22.8"
COLOR
Brown
HEIGHT
73.5"
CATEGORY
Mirrors > Cheval Standing Mirrors
$25,000
In Stock
Qty: 1

Louis XVI Style Kingwood Triptych Cheval Mirror

In Stock
$25,000
Quantity: 1
French Louis XVI-style (19th Century) kingwood inlaid three-fway (triptych) cheval mirror with bronze trim.
ITEM #
040081
WIDTH
33.5"
DEPTH
22.8"
HEIGHT
73.5"
STYLE
French Louis XVI
COLOR
Brown
Category
Mirrors > Cheval Standing Mirrors
Louis XVI

Louis XVI

King Louis-Auguste reigned in France between 1774 to 1793. The Louis XVI style was a return to classicism looking to Greek and Roman culture for inspiration. Characteristics of this style were architectural ornamentation, classic symmetry, geometric marquetry,decorative escutcheons, small mechanized elements, and the predominant use of mahogany with linear gilt bronze mounts that emphasized veneers. Decorative motifs such as garland swags, horns of plenty, vasiform shapes, olive leaves, and cone finials were common and often referencing historical styles.

Cheval mirror

Cheval mirror

A cheval mirror is a full-length mirror. A cheval mirror is suspended between two pillars and attached to a large supporting base above and below the mirror. The cheval mirror is extremely functional because it can be angled to allow oneself to view their entire body. The ability to serve as a full-length mirror has made the cheval mirror a popular piece of furniture for bedrooms and dressing rooms. In fact, the cheval mirror was originally known as a dressing mirror when it was first made in the 1700s.

Kingwood

Kingwood

A variety of Brazilian hardwood known for its violet-hued fine wood grain. It is used often in cabinetwork and comes from the Dalbergia tree.

Louis XVI

Louis XVI

King Louis-Auguste reigned in France between 1774 to 1793. The Louis XVI style was a return to classicism looking to Greek and Roman culture for inspiration. Characteristics of this style were architectural ornamentation, classic symmetry, geometric marquetry,decorative escutcheons, small mechanized elements, and the predominant use of mahogany with linear gilt bronze mounts that emphasized veneers. Decorative motifs such as garland swags, horns of plenty, vasiform shapes, olive leaves, and cone finials were common and often referencing historical styles.

Cheval mirror

Cheval mirror

A cheval mirror is a full-length mirror. A cheval mirror is suspended between two pillars and attached to a large supporting base above and below the mirror. The cheval mirror is extremely functional because it can be angled to allow oneself to view their entire body. The ability to serve as a full-length mirror has made the cheval mirror a popular piece of furniture for bedrooms and dressing rooms. In fact, the cheval mirror was originally known as a dressing mirror when it was first made in the 1700s.

Kingwood

Kingwood

A variety of Brazilian hardwood known for its violet-hued fine wood grain. It is used often in cabinetwork and comes from the Dalbergia tree.

Louis XVI

Louis XVI

King Louis-Auguste reigned in France between 1774 to 1793. The Louis XVI style was a return to classicism looking to Greek and Roman culture for inspiration. Characteristics of this style were architectural ornamentation, classic symmetry, geometric marquetry,decorative escutcheons, small mechanized elements, and the predominant use of mahogany with linear gilt bronze mounts that emphasized veneers. Decorative motifs such as garland swags, horns of plenty, vasiform shapes, olive leaves, and cone finials were common and often referencing historical styles.

Cheval mirror

Cheval mirror

A cheval mirror is a full-length mirror. A cheval mirror is suspended between two pillars and attached to a large supporting base above and below the mirror. The cheval mirror is extremely functional because it can be angled to allow oneself to view their entire body. The ability to serve as a full-length mirror has made the cheval mirror a popular piece of furniture for bedrooms and dressing rooms. In fact, the cheval mirror was originally known as a dressing mirror when it was first made in the 1700s.

Kingwood

Kingwood

A variety of Brazilian hardwood known for its violet-hued fine wood grain. It is used often in cabinetwork and comes from the Dalbergia tree.

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