"Mirror Of Important Dimensions, Tuscan Baroque From The End Of The 17th Century"Superb mirror, of important dimensions, the work of a Tuscan Baroque carver active towards the end of the seventeenth century.
Louis XIV period, late seventeenth century
Finely carved wood, monogram engraved on the back of the sculptor artist (I.G)
Mercury silver mirror
Maximum dimensions: cm. 168 x 117
(in detail an ideal setting proposal)
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It is a prestigious parade mirror, of important dimensions, richly sculpted and gilded, which represents a remarkable example of the decorative repertoire typical of Louis XIV, with elements of particular sumptuousness for the resolution of the carving, entering in the late Baroque period as rare specimen of the Tuscan cabinet making of the late seventeenth century or the very early eighteenth century.
This fine mirror, large in size and refined in its architectural design, can lend prestige and elegance to any environment, intended for those who want to own an object that is not only rare, but unique or of its kind.
From a structural point of view, it is divided into two bands, therefore with two levels of mirrors: the internal one with stylized plant motifs with flowers to mark the corners, the external one carved with a continuous motif of pod alternating with a campanula with centers adorned with shaped folders that connected the two bands. The corners are centered by open palmettes which, towards the inside, rejoin the flowers of the internal band, while on the outside they support four cherub faces within cartouches surmounted by the classic shell. Finally, on the sides, volutes are formed that run along the contour, creating a motif of open leaves alternately facing up and down. To complete this carving masterpiece, a molding in the shape of two large leaf scrolls, joined in the center by a rocaille shell;
On the back, on each of the four sides, bears the monogram branded 'I.G' in focus by the master carver, author of the work.
The work, like any counter object, is accompanied by a photographic authenticity expertise according to the law (FIMA - CINOA).
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