A majestic and extremely decorative 18th century Italian giltwood architectural design element. This magnificent finely carved giltwood piece has opulant scrolls and shell design amidst foliate and sumptuous acanthus leaves. At the stunning top crown is a silvered mecca oval cabochon within a giltwood border and accented with four silvered mecca scrolls. At each side are large scrolls leading to a larger silverd mecca scroll with giltwood edges. With all original gilt and mecca throughout.