Lot 359
Italian Rococo Style Carved and Painted Girandole Mirror
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
19th century, carved wood and composition with painted and gilt surfaces, the ornately carved and reticulated frame features a ho-ho bird amidst foliage with two lower candle arms surrounding an oval mirror.

48 x 33 in.

Estate of the Late Richard Rivoire of Charles County, Maryland and Raleigh, North Carolina. A noted historical architect, J. Richard Rivoire was a native of Charles County, Maryland and the first to do extensive documentation of historic structures in that county. He moved to Raleigh in 2005 and was actively engaged in the research and documenting of historic structure in this region.

A fine example retaining an old, likely original, surface.

Later glass; some tight old hairlines (but stable); small area of loss to one leaf tip; wax residue; mellow age appropriate toning to painted and gilt surfaces.

$800 - 1,200