19th Century French Louis XVI White and Gold Painted Trumeau Mirror

2501-49790 (Click to Inquire About This Item)

59.5H x 38.5W

Location: Dallas


Antique French Louis XVI Trumeau is perfect for adding an elegant touch with a romantic courtship scene rendered by hand in 19th century in oil on board at top, and a mirror below. Trumeau Mirrors in 18th century was conceived as ~ an object of absolute romantic expression. Antique Trumeau Mirrors usually have a painting or a carved panel above the mirror. Originally used as a decorative architectural element to appear between windows, this positioning in the home in fact is the derivation of the word trumeau itself. Designers love trumeaux because of the dramatic focus they bring to a room, usually on a grand scale, which both showcases and defines the essence style.

Circa 1880

Measures 59.5H x 38.5W