Pair of French Hand Blocked Wallpaper Panels Depicting Greek Gods

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This very fine pair of early 19th-century French Empire hand-printed wallpaper panels depict Mercury, the Greek god of commerce and communication, and Demeter, the goddess of the harvest. Each is mounted on canvas, with a gilt frame. These panels are similar in design to early 19th-century wallpaper in a private home in Lyon, France.

Details

  • Of the Period
    Empire
  • Place of Origin
    France
  • Date of Manufacture
    Circa 1810
  • Period
    1810-1819
  • Materials and Techniques
    Painted   Paper
    Canvas
    Giltwood
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    49 in. H x 27 in. W x 2 in. D
    124 cm H x 69 cm W x 5 cm D
  • Dealer Location
    New York, NY
  • Number of Items
    2
  • Reference Number
    0912077857661
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