Baroque Niche Painted in Dark Blue | Skelton Culver

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Baroque Niche Painted in Dark Blue

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Baroque niche painted in dark blue with secondary colors of gold, violet and pink. Dates to early to mid-18th century and features built-in open cupboard (bowfat). Dutch or French in origin with a marvelous sculptural quality. Interior dome features original painted shell motif and embellishments. Hand carved scalloped-edge shelving includes plate rail contouring along its interior. Ready for installation or, with minimal modification, this niche can serve as a free standing storage or display piece. Measures H 64.75 in x W 27.5 in x D 18 in. (Ref. CAS)

  • Period: 18th century and earlier
  • Condition: Excellent
  • Condition details: Minor losses and fading.
  • Materials: Painted wood and iron nails
  • Ref number: CAS
  • Dimensions: H 64.75 in x W 27.5 in x D 18 in