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Trapani Mirror

Details

Artist

Unknown

Title

Trapani Mirror

Date

c 1680

Medium

Gilt-copper mounted coral and mother-of-pearl frame

Dimensions

H: 76 cm

Reference

CVCSC:0350.S

Collection

Naples

Status

On Display

Produced in Trapani, Sicily, this frame is richly decorated with mother-of-pearl and coral, and is a particularly fine example of the craftsmanship of the region. It is likely to have been produced as a special commission.

Trapani Mirror c 1680 © Compton Verney