Italian Hardstone Boxes

Price guide to antique Italian hardstone boxes and caskets. Hardstone mosaics were a speciality of Italian workshops, especially those of Rome and Florence. Birds were a favourite motif in Florence. The technique emerged in Florence, where Ferdinand de’ Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, founded the Grand Ducal Workshop (Opificio delle Pietre Dure).

FABULOUS ITALIAN PIETRA DURA HARD STONE IMAGE MARQUETRY PLAQUE, SIGNED "VELGA"

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