A pair of eighteenth century salvaged boiserie elements. They were most likely originally displayed in a chapel and more recently were salvaged from an hotel. The front face has been gilded only as it was considered wasteful to decorate the back side of an object if it was not visible.
Condition and wear consistent with age and use.
Each measures approx. 13¾" high x 4¾" diameter
Each measures approx. 35cm high x 12cm diameter