Pair of convex mirrors, also called “witch mirrors”, Italy 1870.

Italy circa 1870.

1800 Euro

A pair of metal mirrors. These convex mirrors were called “witch mirrors” because they were believed to have magic powers, such as visually confusing witches if introduced into the home. In reality, placed in front of a window or door, they cast light inside the house. Mounted in a round wooden frame, light blue color. Italy circa 1870.

13” – 33 CM H 5” – 13 CM L 12” – 30 CM D

Ref: M5446

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