Find a trumeau mirror

Originally the word "trumeau " or "pier glass"  represented an architectural element supporting the lintel between two walls or above a fireplace.
It was during the18th century that the term extends to  mirrors above fireplaces.
These mirrors  were surmounted by an oil painting, usually a still life or landscape.
Often covered with golden leaf in pure the pure rococo style, the trumeau mirror is a reference in the objects of arts of the 18th century.

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