FRAMED 19TH CENTURY INTAGLIOS……RESERVED

£750.00

A COLLECTION OF TEN PLASTER CAST INTAGLIOS WITHIN  A DECORATIVE GILDED FRAME

ORIGINAL INTAGLIOS WERE CARVED IN HARD STONE OR SEMI-PRESCIOUS STONES AND WOULD HAVE BEEN USED BY PROMINENT INDIVIDUALS OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE AS WAX SEALS

THE NAME INTAGLIO COMES FROM THE ITALIAN VERB INTAGLIARE MEANING ‘TO CARVE’

 

HEIGHT 59CM

WIDTH 52CM

DEPTH 5CM

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