Antique Persian painted glass mirror with giltwood frame

£6,500

This fine Persian mirror is notable for exhibiting the unusual reverse glass painting technique, which requires a high level of skill to execute.

 

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Description

The giltwood framed mirror is of rectangular form and contains multiple panes of glass arranged geometrically and set within interior giltwood beading. The outer faceted frame is of simple design, while the mirror features rectangular sections overlaid with reverse-painted glass depicting bright arrangements of flowers and birds. The mirror is a superb example of Persian craftsmanship and a fine demonstration of the rare skill of reverse glass painting.

Details

Country of Origin
Persian
Date of Manufacture
19th Century
Period
19th Century
Style
Floral, Persian interest
Material
Giltwood, Glass, Mirror
Colour
Clear, Gold, Multi-coloured

Dimensions

Height
94 cm / 37 inches
Width
72 cm / 28.3 inches
Depth
3 cm / 1.2 inches

Reference:
012840

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