rare frame in carved and gilded wood, Italy XVIth century
Spectacular frame in carved, lacquered and gilded wood, Italy, 16th century Renaissance period. Rare and beautiful decoration carved in half-bump, the uprights decorated with puttis presenting pomegranates, under a capital with a bilobed cartouche, the base in half-columns extended in winding and joining on an escutcheon bearing old traces of the coat of arms , the high crosspiece surmounted by an angel on a background of moldings and capitals, supported at the 4 angles by birds bearing fruit and grapes. the frame was subsequently furnished with a mirror. dimensions 143x122 cm.