Moulded and carved olive wood letter organizer with pierced decoration of foliage friezes, medallions with marquetry of figures in traditional costume, as well as a central medallion depicting a Neopolitan dance framed by micro dyed wood mosaics. Becoming larger with two side slides.
Italy, Second-Half 19th Century
Dimensions of letter organizer closed :
Height : 28 cm (11 in.) - Width : 41 cm (16.1 in.)- Depth: 16 cm (6.3 in.)
Some small losses and restoration on one side
Condition report : Part re-glued on the left side of fronton, small losses on pierced sculptures