Ceramic Hand Mirror with Flower Bud Motif by Mithé Espelt (circa 1960s)
Ceramic Hand Mirror with Flower Bud Motif by Mithé Espelt (circa 1960s). An elegant piece of decorative art consisting of a lustrous gold craquelure outer and inner frame. Between the craquelure is chocolate-brown ceramic with a gold flower bud motif with pink and white enamel buds. This piece is a very good vintage condition and is a perfect accompaniment to a vanity or dressing table. In very good vintage condition commensurate with its age and usage. Please see all the accompanying photos to better understand the piece's beauty and condition. Upon request a video of the piece can be provided. The work is unsigned.
About the artist: Mithé Espelt is reknowned for her production of ceramic mirrors of remarkable originality and often mistakenly confused with those of François Lembo. The Mithé Espelt workshop was in Lunel, France near Montpellier. The atelier mastered the technical challenges of using gold and enamel for their signature style mirrors and elegant boxes which were often encrusted with crystals and vibrant stones. Today, her daughter, Marion DeCrecy, continues the family tradition making contemporary versions of her parents' designs as well as new original motifs.
W 15 cm / 5.9"
L 21 cm / 8.3"
D 1.5 cm / .6"