Pair of Vintage French Carved Giltwood Painted Sunburst Mirrors
Add a beautiful shine to your home with this pair of eye-catching sun mirrors from France. Created circa 1970, the giltwood mirrors have a Classic sunbeam shape, a round glass in the center, and a rich rubbed gold leaf painted finish. In excellent condition commensurate with age and use, these vintage aesthetic mirrors would be a nice addition to a living room or hallway. The sunburst, a captivating decorative motif, finds its origins intertwined with the radiant halos that graced figures in medieval religious artworks. The rich history of the sunburst mirror unfurls its earliest threads in the era of the Sun King. Legend has it that each dawn, the Sun King would rise and fix his gaze upon the sunburst mirror, enveloping himself in the illusion of being at the heart of the sun’s rays, an emblem of his supremacy. Each measures: 25.75″ diameter.
|Dimensions||25.75" W x 25.75" D x 1.5" H|
Late 20th Century