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Rococo’ Giltwood Frame and Double Mirror, France

About the Item

We kindly suggest you read the whole description, because with it we try to give you detailed technical and historical information to guarantee the authenticity of our objects. Sumptuous and imposing wooden frame in Rococo style with double mirror, carved and gilded; the central mirror is surrounded by a carved frame, linear and austere with beaded decoration and pinecone-shaped ends; the upper part, exceptionally carved, includes an oval mirror decorated at the top with a soft ribbon from which two cords with tassels at the end, adorned with rich floral decorations; the whole is a veritable blaze of magnificence and abundance in the Rococo style. On the wooden frame, already carved, a mixture of gypsum (calcium carbonate), vegetable sticky resins, honey, linseed oil, and marble dust was deposited (a "pastiglia" process born in Italy at the end of ' 400), then the "Armenian bolo" (red pigmented clay powder, mixed with glue) was applied, once dried it was applied with the application of very thin gold leaves (leaf gilding). Handcrafted in France between 1800 and 1830. The mirror is in good condition. Measures cm.103 x 61 x 5. For all our shipments we use special packaging materials (wooden crates, styrofoam, etc.) for maximum protection and safety of the objects.
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 40.56 in (103 cm)Width: 24.02 in (61 cm)Depth: 1.97 in (5 cm)
  • Style:
    Rococo (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1800-1830
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. The mirror is in good condition.
  • Seller Location:
    Prato, IT
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: 29891stDibs: LU4632223758112
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