An antique Indian shuttered window mirror. To the top pediment, a. A very pretty, original artefact, dating to the first half of the 20th c. This pretty antique wall mirror, recently sourced from Rajasthan, dates to the first half of the 20th c. Its suitable distressed condition commensurate with its age. By which we mean. With wear to the painted image, flaking to the gesso on wood surface, foxing to the original glazing. With the shutters open, the freshness and the charming naivety of the original painting becomes apparent. IMAGES 6 & 10. The pediment above the shutters is decorated with a pair of polo players in combat, the Mughal-shaped shutters with pastoral scenes of mango picking. It’s romantic to imagine this antique shuttered window would have graced a dressing table in a grand 19th century Haveli, before being reclaimed in an architectural salvage project, and given a new lease of life here. In image two, we’ve suggested hanging it on a contemporary Farrow and Ball painted wall. Although there is no hook eye currently attached to the back, adding one would be simple enough. Please look carefully at the photographs as they form part of the description. DISPATCHED ENCASED IN POLYSTYRENE FOR PROTECTION. DEPTH WITH SHUTTERS OPEN: 11 cms. On the home page of the listing. You can also follow us around India and the subcontinent on Instagram at lacewinginteriors. The item “ANTIQUE INDIAN SHUTTERED WINDOW MIRROR. HAND-PAINTED, GARDEN & HORSE POLO MOTIF” is in sale since Tuesday, December 7, 2021. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Indian”. The seller is “lacewing-interiors” and is located in Hampton. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, El salvador, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay, Viet nam.
- Region of Origin: Indian
- Country of Origin: India
- Product: SHUTTERED WINDOW MIRROR
- Age: 1900-1940
- Primary Material: WOOD, GESSO AND GLASS.
- Sub-Type: MUGHAL
- Original/Repro: Vintage Original