Decorative Large Round Mirror, "Large Princess Sun" - Wall Decor - Peruvian Handicrafts. Inspired the sun itself, this circular mirror is surrounded in splendor.
The Mirror Evokes With This radiant sunbeams art. Mirror Carved from mohena wood, a fine Peruvian hardwood, the frame is covered with Silver leaf.Mirror Handmade 100% by Peruvian artisans. We welcome any questions you may hav e. 1st place winner in the UNESCO Crafts Prize for Latin America / Caribbean (painted glass-1995), Received the Medal of Vizcardo and Guzman as a master artisan, awarded by the Congress of the Republic of Peru in 2002.
Winner of the award for best export quality product issued by ICC-MINCETUR PROYECT PERU (2003). Org" - Edmundo Contreras: Reverse Painted Glass (2012).
Frame: 31.5"H x 31.5" W x 1.37 D (Ø 80cm 3.5 cm). Mirror: Ø 13.78 inch (Ø 35cm). Weight:6.6lb(3.0kg). Wood frame covered silver leaf. In the XV Century, glass arrived in Peru brought by the Spaniards in the form of mirrors and picture.Frames destined to decorate churches, convents and houses of the time. Also, they brought beads from Murano, an Italian island next to Venice, where the greatest production of glass and crystal, between the XVIII and XIX, took place. The Spanish technique of stained glass windows, of great Arab influence, were copied and modified by Peruvian craftsmen. They developed new regional styles, such as the andahuaylino (reverse-painted glass frames), the cajamarquino (thoroughly painted glass), the Cusco style (carved wood frames that include painted glass), the mixed style or cuscaja using gold leaf on the carved picture. Frames and on painted glass and the polychrome style (using multiple multicolored hues).
These styles can be observed in museum collections, in decoration of church altars and convents of different regions of the Perú. The item "Decorative Round Mirror 31.5 from Peru, Handcarved Large Silver Sunburst Mirror" is in sale since Wednesday, March 20, 2019. This item is in the category "Home & Garden\Home Décor\Mirrors". The seller is "decorcontrerasperu" and is located in lima, lima. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.