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Mirror by Johan Åkerblad Stockholm 1778

Mirror by Johan Åkerblad Stockholm 1778

A rectangular paneled gilt wood frame decorated with laurel leaves, the top with a classical urn surrounded with leafs and ribbons.

Johan Åkerblad 1728 – 1799

Started his career as an apprentice with master mirror maker Olof Westerberg in Stockholm. In 1758 he received his Mastership and started his own business. Johan åkerblad was a very skilful manufacturer who mastered all the parts of mirror making, wood carving, gilding as well as foiling the glass with quicksilver.

H.  175 cm W.  83 cm

Condition:

Excellent condition.

 

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