An arrangementof framed plaster Grand Tour intaglios of various sizes dating from the early 19th Century.
Theintaglios are set in an antique birdseye maple frame with a gilt band and mounted on a green ground. It consists of forty-sevencircular and oval-shaped plaster intaglios, mostly profile portrait medallions busts of French King's, figures from antiquity and other historical figures, places of interest including Byron, various dukes and the Colosseum.
Add a classical dimension to your homewith this captivating selection of historicintaglios.
In excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 38 x Width 46 x Depth 5
Dimensions in inches:
Height 1 foot, 3 inches x Width 1 foot, 6 inches x Depth 2 inches
Our reference: 09389
Intaglios -were originallyused as seals, these carvings or cuttings are moulded out of white plaster, marble dust or wax.The original 19th-century intaglios were also made from wood or stone. The depressed designs depicting ancient scenes from Greece, Italy, etc were also used as markers of the land. They were also collected as souvenirs from European Grand Tours in 1830.
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