“French mirror in the Empire style of the late XIX century” Wood Lacquer French Empire (1804-1815) France 1890

Price:
RUB 98 000
Condition: used
Location: Russia, Saint-Petersburg
Product availability: Available
France. French mirror in the Empire style of the late XIX century
French mirrors have a unique history that began in the era of Louis XIV. Until the XVII century, the technique of dressing glass owned by Venice and Bohemia. All other countries were forced to import it.
Louis builds Versailles (about 50 years), spends a lot of money (40 billion euros) and Finance Minister Jean-Baptiste Colbert is careful frugality. Colbert also monitoring the industry and trade. He comes up with a policy of mercantilism, which has contributed to the increase in exports and decrease imports. Venetian mirrors (as well as Dutch and Flemish lace fabric), it became impossible to import. Colbert resorts to industrial espionage and the poaching of professionals. And the result – in the hall of mirrors of Versailles entirely French mirror. France becomes a trendsetter.
ID: 23973
Originality: Original
Year of manufacture: 1890
Applied technique: Lacquer
Medium: Wood
Size: 60 x 124 x 70 cm
Framing: Framed
Style: French Empire (1804-1815)
Shipping to: Within the country
Payment method: Wire Transfer, Cash
Delivery method: Postal service, pickup by yourself
Purchase returns: No return
Country of origin: France

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