Featured Mirror - Age/Style

Discussion in 'Furniture' started by Marote, Jun 9, 2024.

  1. Marote

    Marote Well-Known Member

    I don't own this (yet), but I do like it and was wondering if there is a specific name for this type of mirrors, and how old this is.
    I know I have seen a similar mirror a few years ago on a tv show, but with Google I only find large Louis XVI trumeau mirrors or Bernhard Rohne mirrors
  2. Houseful

    Houseful Well-Known Member

    Looks a lot like this painting. I can’t find out when it was painted though.
  3. komokwa

    komokwa The Truth is out there...!

    Jean Francois Millet The Sower ..1865
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  4. Marote

    Marote Well-Known Member

  5. Marote

    Marote Well-Known Member

    Google is a great help again:
    searched for 'the sower mirror', and I get images of shower mirrors ...
  6. Houseful

    Houseful Well-Known Member

    No horses in the background though, look like cows on your version Marote.
  7. komokwa

    komokwa The Truth is out there...!

    searching , it's all about the right keywords..
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  8. Marote

    Marote Well-Known Member

    Well spotted!
    The mirror version seems to have just one horse
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  9. Aquitaine

    Aquitaine Is What It IS! But NEVER BORED!

    NOT to me.........looks just like a mule!!!!

  10. Roaring20s

    Roaring20s Well-Known Member

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  11. Marote

    Marote Well-Known Member

  12. Any Jewelry

    Any Jewelry Well-Known Member

    Marote is in the Netherlands, and we have none of those style terms here. Overhere this is considered Amsterdam(se) School. Those blackened corner woods are typical of the Amsterdamse School style.
    If it is Dutch, it is likely to be a horse.
    Mules are found in southern Europe. In the north we have 'heavy horses', beautiful workhorses.
    Last edited: Jun 10, 2024
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  13. laura9797

    laura9797 Well-Known Member

    Look up Trumeau mirror for mirror type - not style
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