36 East 73rd Street New York City, NY 10021 , United States Call Seller 212.517.9176


A Pair of Gilded Fir Wood Mirror Sconces with Wrought Iron Candle Arms

$ 38,000
  • Description
    The fantasy that is so natural to 18th century Italian artists manifests itself in the charming device of the unexpected. Here the traditional fire-breathing dragon, spits flowers and garlands, supporting the C-scroll fir wood carvings and central finials. Each cartouche-shaped mirror plate is surmounted by a pierced C-scroll and dragon-carved cresting flanked by garlands of flowers continuing to a carved mask.
  • More Information
    Origin: Italy
    Period: 18th Century
    Materials: Gilded Fir Wood and Wrought Iron Sconces
    Condition: Excellent.
    Creation Date: circa 1735-1745
    Number of Pieces: 2-3
    Styles / Movements: Other
    Book References: Literature: G. Manni, Mobili Antichi in Emilia Romagna, Modena, 1993, p. 297, no. 641
    Dealer Reference #: MI 18-32
    Incollect Reference #: 142275
  • Dimensions
    W. 18.5 in; H. 38 in;
    W. 46.99 cm; H. 96.52 cm;
Message from Seller:

The gallery deals in European works of art, antiques and paintings from antiquity to the end of the eighteenth century. Under Mrs. Fioratti's direction, the gallery has continued to supply works of art to museums across America and Europe. She has designed interiors in the U.S., Europe, and the Middle East. Mrs. Fioratti has worked on architectural restorations, and restored a 10th century village near Siena.

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