Beautiful early Utrecht gate cabinet with real ebony inlay. Rare small size. Quarter-sawn oak wood, because of this precious way of sawing the 'mirrors' of the oak are depicted. The tiger-like shapes in the grain. In the corners of the doors beautifully executed carving of Acanthus ranks. Heavy doors and original interior. Heavy original lock and original key. The left door also has the original spring lock which closes around a pin. The interior is original and nicely executed with also quart
La Lorraine et l' Alsace. (France). Issued c.1677-9, Paris by Pierre Du Val (1618-1683). Rare 17th century folio sheet antique map with original outline hand color. Tables running down either side listing where principle locations are to be found within the numbered grid up to 114. Large ornate vignette cartouche top right, tall mirror frame cartouche with swags, banners and cherub lower left. Printed in the 17th century for a very scarce folio atlas, this loose map offered exactly as acquired.
This decorative mirror by Ongaro e Fuga is distinguished by intricate and colorful and Murano glasswork giving it a Venetian baroque atmosphere reminiscent of 16th and 17th century Venetian mirrors. Set upon a wood mount, the mirror also features glimmering floral and geometric motifs, entirely etched by hand with sandstone turners, that imbue the piece with resplendent verve.
Inspired by 17th century Italian architect Palladio, this striking mirror is a one-of-a-kind piece that will enrich the look of any decor. Its surface is shaped by hand in Murano glass to create a unique drop-like silhouette, adorned at the top with a series of complex decorative elements that create an optical illusion of depth, further enhanced by the use of a silver finish. A precious addition to an entryway, this mirror can also be the focal point of a mantelpiece decoration or be placed in
This is an exceptionally well-developed and robustly carved mirror. It is very compact stylistically, and is continental and probably Italian. It is in excellent condition. The giltwork is original and shows the passage of time. Many of these mirrors are very restored...this is not. The candle holders with their spiked receptacles are of the period. This mirror is indeed a treasure, and makes quite a statement reflective of the Rococo period with its great curves, scrolls, and acanthus leaf deco
This exquisite mirror is part of the San Marco collection and was inspired by a 17th century design. A natural-finished wood structure supports the rectangular antique-finished mirror that was hand-engraved in the Venetian style with exquisite decorations on each corner. An internal oval frame in Murano glass amber and pale-bue flowers, that also grace the outer corners of the piece, adds a touch of color to this objet d'art.
This striking wall mirror was entirely hand crafted by Murano glass artists and its subtle optical illusion is created by the intricate carving and grinding of the mirrored glass surface that are given a silver finish to add depths to its details. Inspired by neoclassical architect Palladio, this piece is crafted using the same techniques used in the 17th century. Bold and graphic lines give this piece a modern, art deco allure that will make a statement in any room in the house.
This superb mirror features a rectangular frame made of wood that was carved by hand and adorned throughout with gold leaf with a magnificent aged patina that lends it an antique allure. Inspired by the sinuous decorations found in 17th and 18th century furniture, the frame creates a one-of-a-kind decorative element that will enrich the look of a classic entryway, living room, or bedroom. This stunning piece will be passed down for generations as family heirloom.