Charles X crystal and gilt bronze mirror with musical system.
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Gilt bronze mirror with turquoise pearl inlay. The mirror is composed of a cylindrical base made of "diamond point" cut crystal On this base, an ormolu cherub is holding a circular mirror set in an ormolu frame with palmettes and small turquoise pearls. In the base of the gilt bronze mirror is hidden a working musical movement.
H :16.92 in. (43 cm)
Charles X period. Circa 1820.
Similar mirror sold at Drouot (27 May 2016) attributed "Escalier de cristal" N°279.