Mirror within a wood frame known as Saint Lucie, Louis XIV Period from the 17th century

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Mirror within a wood frame known as Saint Lucie, with arched fronton, deorated with foliaged scrollwork and sunflowers in the Berain manner.

Louis XIV Period

Height : 55 cm (21.6 in.)

Generally the productions created in Saint Lucie wood are attributed to the César Bagard workshop, sculptor from Nancy. However, other craftsmen of which a certain Foullon is known to have had an important activity after the sumptuous edicts of Louis XIV in 1689 and 1709. The big aristocratic families had replaced the silverware that had been sent to be melted, by carved objects in Saint Lucie wood, of which the grain is fine and tight enabling a precise engraving.

Condition report : Crack on upper part formerly restored, minor losses and former retouches

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  • Items quantity:  1
  • Height in cm : 55 cm
  • Width in cm : 50 cm
  • Depth in cm : 3 cm
  • Expertissim Reference: 2016050180