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An Italian tortoiseshell, engraved mother-of-pearl and gold piqué oval casket, Naples, first half of 18th century, circa 1735-1745, attributed to Giuseppe Sarao
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 112,500 EUR
JUMP TO LOT
15
An Italian tortoiseshell, engraved mother-of-pearl and gold piqué oval casket, Naples, first half of 18th century, circa 1735-1745, attributed to Giuseppe Sarao
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 112,500 EUR
JUMP TO LOT

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An Italian tortoiseshell, engraved mother-of-pearl and gold piqué oval casket, Naples, first half of 18th century, circa 1735-1745, attributed to Giuseppe Sarao
richly decorated with figures, architectures, birds and chinoiseries
Haut. 9 cm, larg. 22 cm, prof. 15,5 cm ; height 3 1/2  in; width 8 2/3  in; depth 6 1/4  in
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Catalogue Note

Considering the more airy composition of the decoration, this casket was most probably executed in Giuseppe Sarao's workshop, circa 1735-1745 (see A. Kugel, Complètement piqué. Le fol art de l'écaille à la cour de Naples, Paris, 2018, p. 33).

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