Ebony-plated and hardstones box. Italy, 17th Century


Ebony-plated and ebonized wood box with hard stones inlaid work (agate, blood jasper, lapis-lazuli, etc), ivory threading and plating. Opening on lid and with four drawers on each side on lower tier; panels inset with oval mirror or cabochon in center from which stems branch out carrying leaves and bead fruits, shield-shaped reserves; cantoned angles with small imitation lapis-lazuli columns surmounted with gilt bronze foliaged capital.

Italy, 17th Century

Height: 28,5 cm (11-1/4 in.) - Width: 52,5 cm (20-1/2 in.) - Depth: 39 cm (15-1/4 in.)

Few accidents and losses, notably on two small columns, restorations

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  • Items quantity:  1
  • Expertissim Reference: 2014010604