Turin, second quarter 18th Century.
The cresting, feet and border decorated with the original cut glass plates.
H 226 cm x l 132 cm — Ht 89 x Wd 52 in.

The mirror is part of a small group of mirrors with etched glass peripheral plates all produced by the same yet-to-
be identified Torinese workshop. Other examples include – a pair of mirrors of slightly smaller proportions in a
private collection illustrated in Antonetto 2010, op. cit., no. 16 – A pair of girandoles in Turin’s Palazzo Reale
illustrated in Antonetto 1985, op. cit., pl. 286 – Further pairs of girandoles in private collections including those
exhibited in the important recent exhibition of Savoy court furnishings at Venaria Reale (De Blasi, op. cit., no. 24)

A NORTH ITALIAN CARVED AND GILTWOOD MIRROR