An Antique Italian

An Antique Italian "Sorrento Ware" Souvenir Pocket-Size Travel Mirror

Code: 10768


W: 6cm (2.4")D: 1.1cm (0.4")L: 11.7cm (4.6")


An Italian "Sorrento Ware" Souvenir Pocket-Size Travel Mirror
Stained and Inlaid Olive Wood 
Campania, Italy (probably Naples or Sorrento)
Circa 1890s

11.7 cm x 6 cm x 1.1 cm (Closed). (21.5 cm long when open)

An attractive 19th Century 'Sorrento Ware' stained and inlaid olive wood mirror, decorated with a marquetry picture of a barefooted peasant couple dancing in traditional folk dress. The reverse painted with the word ‘Souvenir’. Swivels open to reveal an oval, bevelled edge mirror.

Good condition commensurate with age. Stained colours of the inlays still fresh. A charming, practical and thoroughly original piece.