The front is decorated with a tureen, flowers, intertwining plants, the columns are ringed.
Very beautiful patina with its original gilding - Period late eighteenth.
Its mirror is bevelled, it meets the measures of: H: 90 X L: 53cm.
The Regency style hatched at the very beginning of the 18th century during the regime of the Sun King. At the death of Louis XIV, the heir Louis XV was too young, it was Philippe Duc d'Orléans (1674-1723), nephew of Louis XIV known as “the Regent” who shared the power of the Regency with the high nobility and parliamentarians.
It is a period of transition of great artistic interest for a new, more intimate society with smaller, more varied residences with more sober decoration. The craftsmen and artists of the time, ornamentalists and cabinetmakers, created less for the monarch and his court.
They create for the rich bourgeois, the financiers, and the new nobility. They approach lighter decorative themes such as hunting, fishing, love.
The gilded carved wood moldings or mirror wood are thinner, less protruding with lighter decorative ornaments on the theme of hunting, fishing, love: figures of women or fauns, medallions, bouquets of flowers , rockeries inspired by the Italian baroque, shells, fruits, Asian inspired motifs such as pagodas, monkeys, exotic flowers, mandarins.
Louis-Quatorz prestige gives way to elegance, austerity to nobility. At that time, the magic of ice cream seduced more than ever.