AN ITALIAN GILT-BRASS MOUNTED AND ROSSO ANTICO MARBLE PARCEL-GILT EBONY FRAME EARLY 18TH CENTURY
35.5 x 43cm.; 1ft. 2in., 1ft. 5in.
In overall good condition. The marble ground with minor cracks and the mounts with minor tarnishing. Minor chipping to edges of ebony and minor losses to gilding. Evidence of an old woodworm activity which no longer appears to be active. One hook for hanging.
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