Portuguese Baroque "Eye of Providence" Giltwood Mirror, Circa 1780
|Period:||Antique, Late 18th Century|
|Additional Information:||The central cartouche of the pediment is painted with a triangle-encased, open eye surrounded by rays of light, which refers to the all-seeing eye of God.|
- Please note, this is an item that may be especially difficult to move and/or transport. Unless the shipping option is selected, the winner is responsible for bringing appropriate assistance, vehicle, proper materials, and any necessary tools to pickup.
- overall with various scratches, marks, chips/losses, cracks, and abrasions consistent with age and use; variable finish wear/losses; scattered repairs (most notably to carved elements of pediment); lateral edges of frame with some small unqualified holes; mirror plate is associated/later and with silvering wear.
- measured assembled (the pediment can be detached from the cornice).