Biedermeier Mirrors

Early original Biedermeier pier mirror

No: 1472

Rare mirror.

Early Biedermeier around 1815.

Walnut wood veneered on softwood corpus. Blackened pediment with gilded applications depicting a mythological sacrificial scene of the gods. Fine gold paintings and delicate inlays in the pedestal.

Simple graceful mirror in original condition.

Original glass, original patina.

Height: 129 cm | Width: 54.5 cm

The relief is a classicist depiction of an ancient fire sacrifice, to close the offered vegetable offerings apparently to a smoke victim.

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