Beautiful Pietra Dura paperweight.
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).
These kinds of objects were acquired during the Grand Tours that young men from wealthy families made through southern Europe in the 19th century.
In good condition.
Dimensions; diameter 9.3 cm - height 5.3 cm - weight 746 grams.
Shipping with registration.
- Magnifique presse-papier Pietra Dura
- Époque estimée
- début du 20ème siècle
- Pays d’origine
- Florence, Italie