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Espelho Mirror by DELAVEGA DESIGNS

Contemporary
United States

Coquille d’Oeuf is an old-world Vietnamese lacquer technique used to create delicate and unique surfaces. Before there was a white pigment for lacquer, artisans would use bits of duck or chicken egg embedded by hand into the surface. The technique requires an enormous amount of precision and skilled labor, hence why it was usually applied only as small accents for interest.

Inspired by Jean Dunand, DELAVEGA DESIGNS explores the use of Coquille d’Oeuf as a luxurious material as featured on their Espelho Mirror. Each hand placed eggshell is trapped in a layer of resin and lacquer, creating a compellingly beautiful yet durable surface. Whether employed in a uniform field or playful graphic patterns, each piece boasts a bespoke and skillfully constructed quality, as well as the unique rhythm of the artisan who laid the shell.

Dimensions: 59.5″ W x 40.75″ H
Item Number: PM-DLV-ESPHELO

ONE-OF-A-KIND This is a one-of-a-kind artisan/artist piece, available now and currently in stock in our San Francisco showroom. Please contact our sales team for more information.

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Product Description

Made in Brooklyn, NY by Mark de la Vega for DELAVEGA DESIGNS
Custom sizes and finishes available.
Please inquire with a Coup D’Etat team member for help with custom quotes.