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a large and fine French porcelain mantel mirror
Paris, circa 1870
Estimate
70,00090,000
LOT SOLD. 72,000 USD
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45
a large and fine French porcelain mantel mirror
Paris, circa 1870
Estimate
70,00090,000
LOT SOLD. 72,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property Formerly from the Palacio Ferreyra, Argentina

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a large and fine French porcelain mantel mirror
Paris, circa 1870
the crest centered by a cherub before a shell cartouche, overall delicately encrusted with flower sprays and garlands, the upper corners each with a colorful exotic bird, three pseudo-crossed swords and marks in underglaze blue to the back of the crest.
height 6 ft. 7 in.; width 47 in.
200.6 cm; 119.4 cm
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Catalogue Note

The present magnificient porcelain mantle mirror is in keeping with other Rococo shaped Meissein mirrors that were produced during the second half of the 19th century. Compare the present lot with a porcelain mirror and fireplace, designed by Emmerich Andresen, included in the Munich Exhibition of 1888 and discussed by Karl Berling in Meissen China. An Illustrated History, p. 98, and illustrated fig. 255.

19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property Formerly from the Palacio Ferreyra, Argentina

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New York