A remarkable, Louis XVI-style grand-scale mantel trumeau with richly carved and gilded wood ornamentation dating from the Napoleon III period in the nineteenth century, France. The beveled mirror is ensconced in a gilded, ribbed frame with X-cross designs repeated intermittently around the frame. The upper crest decoration features gilded stucco garlands and a central wreath tied with a gilded bow at the top. Two narrow gilt-lined columns flank either side with gilded stucco garlands tied with bows decorating each corner. The wood is painted with a cream-grey-blue finish. A breathtaking piece likely from a chateaux in France, this extra-large mirror will make a stunning statement atop a living room mantle or used in a bedroom as a floor-length mirror.
Condition and wear consistent with age and use.
Approx. overall 88½" high x 49¼" wide x 2¾" deep
Approx. overall 225cm high x 125cm wide x 7cm deep