Antique French foliate wood carved decorative morceau with remnants of original paint

$54.44

Shipping to United States: $43.59

A wonderful French hand carved foliate wooden morceau, part of an originally longer piece of carving.
The panel is most likely carved from oak, and features the motifs of leaves and scrolls.

The condition is relatively good, there is no worm damage. The back of the piece is quite flat, this was originally part of a larger carved ensemble, probably decorating a doorway, mirror or large furniture item. You are looking at a listing for a short portion of an originally larger piece of wood carving, it is not complete.

The carving is in high relief, and the lower areas of scroll work are in flatter planes, outlined with prick marks patterning the edges, in quite a primitive style.
The leaves are carved well, and there are remnants of the old paint in places, this item was probably painted in quite bright polychrome originally.
The date is most probably Eighteenth Century although it could be a little earlier, without context it is difficult to say with certainty. It is definitely antique.
Size of piece 38cm long by 17cm wide and 3.5cm deep.


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