Pair Of Carvings Wood Italy 18th Century

Code :  OGANOG0116458

225.00
Pair Of Carvings Wood Italy 18th Century

Code :  OGANOG0116458

225.00

Pair Of Carvings Wood Italy 18th Century

Features

Style:  Baroque (1720-1770)

Time:  XVIII Century - from 1701 to 1800

Origin:  Italia

Material:  Wood

Description

Pair of walnut carvings engraved with plant motifs and faces of putti. The carvings show good sculpting skills and must be part of a bigger sculpture.

Product Condition:
Object in good condition. Wear consistent with age and use. Any damage or loss is displayed as completely as possible in the pictures.

Dimensions (cm):
Height: 31
Width: 16
Depth: 10

Additional Information

Style: Baroque (1720-1770)

With this term we designate, for what specifically relates to furniture, a part of the production carried out in Italy in the period of time between the Rococo era and the first phase of neoclassicism.
It is characterized by the formal and decorative structure still rigidly adhering to the dictates dear to the Baroque period (hence the term baroque) and to the Louis XIV fashions and yet the new times are captured in the adoption of smaller volumes, more decorative modules. elegant, often directly inspired by French fashion, but always executed with rigorous principles of ornamental symmetry.
The tendency to assimilate formal and volumetric novelties but not to incorporate their ornamental elaboration finds natural explanation in Italy in the fact that in this century the great aristocracy experienced an unstoppable political and economic decline.
If in the previous century there was a great profusion of furnishings destined to adorn newly built homes, to proudly show the power of the client family, in the eighteenth century they rather take care to update the building with only the furniture strictly necessary for the new needs imposed by fashion or functional needs.
The old scenographic apparatus is maintained and the new must not contrast too much.
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Time: XVIII Century - from 1701 to 1800

Material: Wood

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