A superbly carved and highly decorative small fine quality Italian Florentine giltwood mirror, mid 19th Century in date.
This rectangular mirror consists of a superbly carved giltwood frame with a beaded border with scrolling acanthus foliate and shell decoration in high relief, it can be hung portrait or landscape.
The rear bears the label of the renowned Edinburgh art dealers and framers Aitken Dott & Son, and the date May 1842.
The gilding is original and it is certain to make a charming addition to that one special room in your home.
In excellent original condition with original gilding, having only been beautifully cleaned and waxed in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation of condition.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 40 x Width 30 x Depth 3
Dimensions in inches:
Height 1 foot, 4 inches x Width 1 foot x Depth 1 inch
Florentine frames made in Florence are a centuries-old tradition maintained by several artisan guilds. Florentine items produced in from the mid-19th century onward, typically reflect a contemporary interpretation of Renaissance art and furnishings. They have an ornate appearance, and are typically gold gilded, or have gold paint applied to resemble gilding.
Our reference: A3543