Large Painted and Carved Wood Neoclassical Planter

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An unusually large, and deeply sculpted and painted wood planter or jardinière, in the Louis XVI style (late 19th century). The planter appears to have been stripped of some coats of paint, down to its originally grey-green paint and white gesso. Neoclassical ornamentation consists of central torchere and quiver, boughs of holly, and various rosettes.

Details

  • In the Style Of
    Louis XVI
  • Place of Origin
    France
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1880
  • Period
    Late 19th Century
  • Materials and Techniques
    Painted   Wood
    Carved
    Gesso
  • Condition
    Good. Good overall, with minor losses, wear, etc. consistent with its age and use. Piece has been stripped, with remnants of old paint, but structurally solid. Minor damage to gesso and/wood carving as shown in photos..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
  • Dimensions
    18 in. H x 78 in. W x 13 in. D
    46 cm H x 198 cm W x 33 cm D
  • Dealer Location
    Pembroke, MA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU83857093683
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