Rococo Architectural Fragment - Architectural
Rococo Architectural Fragment
A Rococo Architectural Fragment, composed of scrolling foliate decoration and having three shelves. Gilt wood, Continental, c. mid-18th century.
This fragment likely decorated a room used to display Asian porcelains. A small vase or figurine would have stood on each of the three shelves; there were probably tens or even hundreds of such shelves carved into the original boiserie for such display.
17" h. x 23" w. x 5" d.