Venice mirror, antique decor with portraits of characters, and allegory to justice in cartouches, pine frames, Circa 1970, Good condition
Width: 90 cm
Height: 130 cm
Character: The Allegory of Justice represents the Greek Goddess Themis, daughter of Ouranos (God of Heaven) and Gaia (Goddess of Earth). It symbolizes immanent justice and established order. From the Greek “divine law”, Themis remains to the right of her husband Zeus. Advisor to him, she wishes for the good relationship between the gods and has the gift of predicting the future.
Beam: The beam represents the authority of the magistrate and the respect due to those who dispense justice.
Libra: Libra represents the concepts of balance, harmony and order.
Blindfold: The blindfold is a thin layer of linen covering Themis’ eyes. It represents impartiality in bringing about justice which must be done objectively and regardless of the power or weakness of the accused
Width : 90
Height : 130
Depth : 8
Category : Antique mirrors
Style : Contemporary Design
Period : 20th century
Price : 6500 €
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