Code 914-30 A Large Antique Giltwood Valance from Sicily, Circa 1830
This large stunning giltwood valance from Sicily will absolutely be the focal point of any room it is displayed in. The carver of this valance depicted wonderful movement from all angles, almost as if it were a piece of sculpture. Also the matte and shiny gilding adds another dimension to the valance. There are simple linear motifs of a floral and foliate nature on the front, while there are hooks for drapery clips are all along the backside of this piece. This magnificent Sicilian valance will be an asset to any area you want.
CONDITION: Good. Minor losses to gilding; age separations, rub, and chips. See photos... H=14 1/2, L=96 1/2, D=17