Bedeutender Barockstil-Wandspiegel, Italien, 19. Jh.


An Italian Baroque style mirror, the rectangular mirror plate set within a giltwood and facetted glass border and a further blue-glass and mirror glass border displaying arabesque ornaments painted in polychrome oil paint. The whole flanked by a scrolling foliate border and surmounted by a shaped giltwood, blue-glass and engraved panel cresting. The engraving depicts a Doge's coat of arms with the 'Corno Ducale', the ducal hat which symbolised the Doge's office. This mirror has been designed by incorporating not only Murano stained glass but elements of 18th century origin achieving true luxuriance and magnificence. The identical mirror in size and design has been auctioned at Sotheby’s London, Arts of Europe, 12 May 2015, Lot 38, achieving 18.750 GBP (including the Buyer's Premium).


PERIODE/OF THE PERIOD: Italien, Barockstil, Ende 19. Jh. / Italy, Baroque Style, end of 19th ct.
MATERIAL/MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Holz, geschnitzt und vergoldet, bemaltes und graviertes Spiegelglas, blaues Murano Glas / carved and gilt wood, engraved and hand-painted Mirror Glass, Murano Glass
ZUSTAND/CONDITION: Exzellent. Originale Spiegelplatte mit korrodierten und teilweise nachgedunkelten Stellen. Minimale Gebrauchs- und Altersspuren, minimaler Abrieb. /Excellent. original mirror plate with some corrosion and somewhat darkened glass. Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor fading.
 
HÖHE/HEIGHT: 154 cm ( 5 ft. 1 in. )
 BREITE/WIDTH:
97 cm (3 ft. 2 in. )
 TIEFE/DEPTH: 12 cm (4.73 in. )
Price Upon Request