This important mirror was made in Venice, Italy, in the eighteenth century.Entirely lacquered in polychrome and gold with subjects to chinoiserie, is the work of the famous lacquerer Vizzo.
In the XVIII century, a period in which the fashion for chinoiserie reached its peak in the West, in Venice, undisputed ruler of the Mediterranean Sea, a great production of furniture and furnishings decorated in lacquer with scenes of oriental life developed, that achieved the highest quality of realization.
Among the great lacquers there is Vizzo, a refined lacquerer, which is now recognized by critics a body of furniture with obvious stylistic elements comparable.
The mirror consists of a wooden moulded frame divided into six concentric elements.Externally and internally the frame is thin, lacquered and decorated with gold decorations with a vegetable motif.Separating from the large central band the two frames are two graceful golden wooden elements, carved with ball elements and twisted spiral.The inner part has a characteristic chinoiserie decoration of the furniture of Vizzo.They are oriental-inspired subjects, with Chinese characters and phytomorphic elements painted in gold.The background has a red base in imitation of the turtle, on which the ornaments stand out, embellishing the whole.
This mirror is characterized by its originality and decorative.Very elegant, it is perfect combined with both antique and modern furniture.Its size makes it easy to fit into any environment, from the entrance to the study, in the living room or bedroom, placed above the dressers and consoles.