Early 19th Century Italian Louis XV style Altar Giltwood Frames
Early 19th Century Italian Louis XV style Altar Giltwood Frames, two charming antique carved and giltwood frames, one smaller than the other, altar cards or cantagloria from Italy.
Shaped, with scrolling and acanthus leaf deep carving, they are realized in cembran pinewood and have an original gold leaf gilding, dating back to early 19th century and in good age related condition, coming from a private Italian collection. Glasses have replaced lyturgical inscriptions and these antique Italian small frames are now used as decorative antique frames, they could be used as small mirrors.
In Italy these antique religious artworks have been placed on the altar only during Mass and they usually contain the prayers that the priest recites during the Mass.
This antique Italian Louis XV frames will be superlative as hanging wall decorations or on a support, to adorn an antique furniture.
height: 39.5 cm
width: 44 cm
depth: 2 cm