18TH CENTURY LOUIS XV / XVI PERIOD GILTWOOD MIRROR 1770

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  • 18TH CENTURY LOUIS XV / XVI PERIOD GILTWOOD MIRROR
  • 18TH CENTURY LOUIS XV / XVI PERIOD GILTWOOD MIRROR
  • 18TH CENTURY LOUIS XV / XVI PERIOD GILTWOOD MIRROR

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AN 18TH CENTURY LOUIS XV / XVI TRANSITIONAL PERIOD, GILTWOOD MIRROR. CIRCA.1770 The shaped rectangular plate within a pierced mirrored surround carved ornately and decorated with vine leaves, grapes, garlands and rocaille, all around its frame, surmounted by a pierced C-scroll cartouche centred by an 'en corbeille' vine basket, decorated with beautiful foliage and swags of grapes, emblematic of the grape harvest, the apron with a foliate bouquet , on scrolled supports. Provençial works of the 18th century, Southern France. Circa 1770 Height: 205cm, Width: 120cm 18th century Louis XV period Provence: At that time was one of the most important region to manufacture mirrors. The best known are those of Beaucaire . They recognize their grapes , vine leaves and branches . The pediment is often a bouquet garni. This is achievable due to the quality of the wood in the region, the wood is soft and more prevalent in this region. It facilitates the work of the sculptor. Construction is also very particular to the south . It consists of a set of rails that are assembled and pegged. The most beautiful Provencal mirrors have very pronounced four corners scrolls. The acanthus leaf is also very representative of this region. This mirror is of excellent quality, the decor is remarkable and an example of decorative arts which held an importants in the Provencal regions of the South of France. Its gilding is original, an asset to its charm.

Price: $28,000.00

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