Code 1015-4 Carved Wooden Overdoor from France, circa 1850
This antique French overdoor is in the mannerist style of architecture. It depicts a female bust between what is known as a broken pediment and it has been stripped at some point in its history. The center of the pediment depicts a cartouche with a female bust and shell motif beneath her face. Scrolls, ribbons and acanthus leaf volutes surround her face. A rectangular panel with scrolls flanking it is beneath. This beautiful and regal architectural overdoor can still be used as an overdoor or as a piece of artwork anywhere within the home.
CONDITION: Very good antique Condition; minor losses of motifs; age separations, old woodworm; please see photos.
H=28, L=56 5/8, D=7 1/2