Superb and large mirror, work of a Tuscan sculptor active between the end of the 17th century and the beginning of the 18th century
Louis XIV period
Richly carved and gilded wood, Mercury silver mirror
Maximum dimensions: cm. 138 x 122
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It is a prestigious parade mirror, large in size and richly carved and gilded with leafy scrolls, a notable example of the typical decorative repertoire of Louis XIV. Thanks to the particularly sumptuous elements and the thickness of the carving, it fits into the Baroque period of Tuscan cabinetmaking at the end of the 17th century or the very beginning of the 18th century.
This work of art, virtuoso in the richness of the carving, lends itself to increasing the importance and the elegance of a prestigious environment, and is intended for those who want to own a precious object and, for its quality, its conservation. and its extremely rare size. on the market.
The density of the decoration, although not very noticeable in the photos, is a characteristic element of the evolution of the Baroque style in the second half of the 17th century, as an emblem of pomp and power.
From a structural point of view, the sculpture is composed of volutes of acanthus leaves boldly interwoven, underlined by the exceptional thickness of the frame and the concentration of the sculpture, while the interior part is decorated with a thick carved strip of leaves. by d 'Laurier.
Excellent state of conservation; Cleaned and consolidated in our restoration laboratory.
The work, like any other object, is accompanied by an expertise of photographic authenticity in accordance with the law.
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Large Louis XIV Mirror Richly Carved And Gilded, Florence Late 17th Century
Dimensions : 138 x 122 cm
Number of copies : 1
Delivery time : 1 week
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Large Louis XIV Mirror Richly Carved And Gilded, Florence Late 17th Century on sale by Antichità Castelbarco