An Italian silver book binding, Teoli family, Rome, mid-18th century
20,000 - 30,000 USD
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- fully marked
- silver, paper
chased on both covers with a lion rampant holding foliage spray, surrounded by baroque ornament on matted scale-work and lozenge-work, the spine with four flowerheads, maker's mark of either Giovanni or Bendeto Teoli, fitted with prayer book for the full year, Italian rites, vol. 1, Vendramina, Venice, 1742, and with book plate of Oliver Henry Perkins
The arms are those of the Pincherle family.