Paar exzellente Rokoko-Spiegel, Norditalien/Venedig, 18. Jh.
A pair of 18th century North Italian giltwood mirrors and former girandoles or sconces. Elaborately carved in symmetrical form with flowers, leaves, Ho Ho Birds, scrollwork and rocailles. A metal mount for the candle branches still attached at the bottom of the mirror. The mirror used to reflect the candle light to increase the volume of light. The gilded carved surfaces also reflect the light. The mirror of cartouche shape with a high cresting and a similarly carved base. The frame displays beautiful burnished water gilding and oil gilding. The red bole visible mostly in areas of high relief carved detail having accumulated a beautiful patina.
|PERIODE/OF THE PERIOD:||Norditalien/Venedig, Rokoko, 18.Jh. / North Italy/Venice, Rococo period, 18. ct.|
|MATERIAL/MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES:||Holz vergoldet, Spiegelglas / Giltwood, mirror|
|ZUSTAND/CONDITION:||Exzellent. Minimale Gebrauchs- und Altersspuren, minimaler Abrieb. / Excellent. Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor fading.|
|HÖHE/HEIGHT:||103 cm (3ft 5in.)|
|58 cm (22.84 in. )|
|TIEFE/DEPTH:||11 cm (4.34 in. )|