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Italian Neoclassical Carved Giltwood Mirror

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Italian antiques of Piedmontese origin are prized by knowledgeable collectors for their scarcity. This specimen mirror appears to be fully original and 'as made' in the last quarter of the 18th century, right down to its backboards; with the sole exception being its central plate, replaced for clarity. Exemplary hand carving, applied gesso and gilding.

Details

  • Period
  • Materials and techniques
  • Condition
    Good. Fine antique condition given age of 230 years. Large plate has been replaced for visibility. Mottled mirror margin panels are original with 3 stabile hairline cracks; no apparent detractive losses..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor structural damages. Minor fading.
  • Dimensions

    H 5 ft. 1 in. x W 2 ft. 6 in. x D 2.25 in.

    H 154.94 cm x W 76.2 cm x D 5.72 cm

  • Seller location
    Woodbury, CT
  • Seller reference number
    1503 NEEE CAW
  • Reference number
    LU86672058522

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