19th Century free standing Chinese repousse copper and silver plated mirror

£ 250

Decorated with Chrysanthemums and winged dragon horses, the mirror plate beautifully foxed with later easel stand. With unidentified mark to bottom right.
32.5cm high

Ref: 24538

Longma or Dragon Horse a fabled winged horse with dragon scales in Chinese mythology.
Chrysanthemums first cultivated in China in the 15th Century. One of four gentleman in Chinese and east Asian art. The other three being plum blossom, orchard and bamboo.