28 October 1999
A Napoleon III ormolu-mounted 'Boulle' mirror
In the Louis XIV Style, Circa 1860
The shaped cresting surmounted by a vase of flowers above an oval bevelled mirror plate, flanked to each side by a conforming vase, above a rectangular bevelled mirror plate with a Boulle-work frame
51 in. (130 cm.) high; 29 in. (73.5 cm.) wide
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A mirror frame of this Louis XIV pattern with verre glomis panels is illustrated in F.J. B. Watson, The Wrightsman Collection, vol. II, 1966.
A similar mirror was sold in these Rooms on 18 March 1993, lot 80.
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