An Italian Mid 18th Century Louis XIV Period Double Framed Giltwood Mirror
Item # 8979
A striking Italian mid 18th century Louis XIV period double framed giltwood mirror. The original beveled central mirror plate is framed within a finely carved foliate border. The outer frame displays a most decorative lightly scalloped shape with rich sea shell reserves and floral rosettes separating the smaller original mirror plates. Above, the majestic and intricately pierced top crown displays a central oval mirror plate flanked by beautiful foliate movements. Leading up each side are most uniquely shaped mirror plates fitted within richly carved foliate moments and an impressive top sea shell reserve. All original gilt throughout.