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CARLO BUGATTI (1856-1940)
CARLO BUGATTI (1856-1940)


CARLO BUGATTI (1856-1940) WALL MIRROR, CIRCA 1902 hand-painted vellum with gilt highlights, brass mounts, mirror glass 18 in. (46 cm.) high; 22¾ in. (58 cm.) wide hand-painted signature Bugatti
P. Dejean, Carlo-Rembrandt-Ettore-Jean Bugatti, Paris, 1999, p. 76 (related design included in project for Turin Exhibition, 1900, illustrated)

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The predominant use of vellum, hand decorated with designs of insects and flowerheads in watercolour and gold coloured enamels is a décor characteristic of Carlo Bugatti's designs for the Turin Exhibition, 1902. It is therefore possible that this mirror design is part of the series conceived for Turin.

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