From the collection Gatti Casazza, these historical Venetian mirrors published on Morazzoni, Il mobile veneziano del Settecento, Milano, 1958, vol. II, tav. CCLXII.
Shown gentleman and lady carved on the mirror. Frame made of typical turquoise color of the 700. Each mirror is headed by a mask and curled glass.
Two rezzonico arms for candles. This might indicate a Giuseppe Briati work.
Historical value, certificate of the Italian fine art minister would be provided prior to export.
See photos for details.
This mirror has reflected aristocrats of the last century of Venetian independence, the century of Vivaldi, Casanova, Goldoni and Tiepolo.
OF THE PERIOD
PLACE OF ORIGIN
DATE OF MANUFACTURE
Early 18th Century
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES
There has been a wiring change for adding light socket in the XX century. mercury fading.
Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor structural damages. Minor fading.
H 42.13 in. x W 19.69 in. x D 9.85 in.
H 107 cm x W 50 cm x D 25 cm
Giuseppe Briati (Author)
SELLER REFERENCE NUMBER
Set of 2