9996 – A MAGNIFICENT LATE BAROQUE SILVER GILT MIRROR

9996 A MAGNIFICENT LATE BAROQUE SILVER GILT MIRROR Probably Naples Or Sicily. Early Eighteenth Century. Measurements: Height: 109 3/4″ (278.7 cm) Width: 71 1/2″ (181.6 cm).



Research
Of original carved and silver gilded limewood. The outer borders of the mirror composed of a system of fifteen mirrored ovals with deeply carved acanthine clasp frames. The upper section rising to a foliate cresting. The replaced baguette inner plain molding housing a divided mirror plate. Majority of the mirror plate old but replaced. Repairs to tips of carvings and uppermost crest, and general repairs.

Provenance:
Private Collection, French Riviera.


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