Grand Tour Italian Specimen Marble and Stone Framed Panel Late 19th Century
19th century Italian specimen marble and stone panel bought as souvenir by an English Grand Tourist during the late 19th century and then framed with a shaped gilded plaster frame of English origin.
Good condition, the 27 oval stones are inserted in a dark textile panel. Lapislazuli, malachite, alabaster, antique yellow, serpentine, antique green, green porphyry, Siena yellow, red porphyry, African and much more.
These charming shades of marbles and stones are a rare Italian wall decoration a must have for Grand Tour collectors.
height: 40.3 cm
width: 30.5 cm
depth: 4 cm