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Title
Rococo Mirror
Description

An impressive Rococo Mirror
Naples | ca 1740 | gilded wood

A Rococo double framed mirror elaborately decorated and carved. The flanks are adorned with two female heads who are sporting a headdress with large feathers. Above them two dragons are roaring and keeping watch on the onlooker. The mirror is crowned with a small tilted oval mirror. The mirror is extensively decorated with acanthus leaves, flowers, foliage, ‘S’ scrolls and a small face of a putti with a flower crown above the largest mirror.

Literature

Dr. A Berendsen, Het meubel, van gotiek tot biedermeier, Hilversum, 1967, page 90, fig 124, illustrated.

Provenance

Collection Castiglioni, Italy; 1951 Harry Eichhorn Collection Amerongen; His Sale Christie’s Amsterdam, 19 december 1996; Where bought by Private collection Antwerpen, where bought by Collection Mr. Z. O. H M. baron van Hövell tot Westerflier

Category
Origin
Dutch private collection
Material
Dimensions
240.00 cm. H x 130.00 cm. W
94.49 in. H x 51.18 in. W
Price
Price on request
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