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AN UNUSUAL WHITE PAINTED IRON MIRROR WITH GILT BRASS DETAILING AND TWELVE SECTIONAL BEVELED MIRROR PLATES

Possibly French. Third Quarter of the Twentieth Century.

Measurements

Height: 74" (188 cm); Width: 39" (99 cm).

Research
Of painted iron and gilt brass. The crest formed of three pierced vasiform elements tied by a brass rod, the central vase surmounted by inverted gilt brass swans heads. The surmounting section above an interspace supported by a pair of gilt brass rings. The rectangular lower part with beveled outer border framing a system of twelve distressed sectional beveled mirror plates with a gilt brass paterae at each intersection. Old repaint with another white painted layer below the existing coating. 1 brass nut replaced.

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