$ 38,000

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

Origin Italy
Period 18th Century
Materials Gilded Fir Wood and Wrought Iron Sconces
W. 18.5 in; H. 38 in;
W. 46.99 cm; H. 96.52 cm;
Condition Excellent.
Creation Date circa 1735-1745
Number of Pieces 2-3
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.
Styles / Movements Other
Book References Literature: G. Manni, Mobili Antichi in Emilia Romagna, Modena, 1993, p. 297, no. 641
Dealer Reference Number MI 18-32
Incollect Reference Number 142275
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