Beautiful Pietra Dura paperweight.
This Pietra Dura plaque uses a white marble slab in which pieces of stone of different colours and shapes are encrusted with great care and precision.
Florence was the most important centre for the production of Pietra Dura objects.
This operation produces very durable and colourfast decorations, the effect resembles marquetry (with wood).
This kind of plaques were acquired during the Grand Tour that young men from wealthy homes made in Southern Europe in the 19th century.
In good condition.
Dimensions 10.2 x 12.7 cm.
It will be shipped registered.
- Hermoso pisapapeles Pietra Dura
- Periodo estimado
- principios del siglo 20
- País de origen
- Florencia, Italia
- Buen estado - usado y con pequeños signos de los años y con imperfecciones