Pietro Paoletti

Grand Tour Plaster Intaglio Collection

Early 19th Century

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Description

A collection of faux book boxes, each housing 24 Grand Tour plaster intaglios.

  • Sold as a set of 3.
  • Comprising three volumes of faux book boxes, each enclosing two blue paper-lined panels with an assortment of engraved cameos
  • Handwritten table of contents to the inside covers, with gilt-tooled leather bindings.
  • The 24 intaglios are oval-shaped with an exquisite gilt gadrooned border.
  • Made in the studio of Pietro Paoletti (Italian, 1801-1847) in Piazza di Spagna, Rome.
Condition Report
Revive
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Like New

Wear commensurate with age.

Minor chips and cracks to plaster.

Cracking and wear to leather.

Some glue has disintegrated, leaving intaglios loose from the fabric backing.

Dimensions
Height: 9.75 inches / 24.77 cm
Width: 6.25 inches / 15.88 cm
Depth: 1.75 inches / 4.45 cm
Materials
Gold, Leather, Paper, Plaster
Period
Empire
Decorative Style
Neoclassical Style
Country of Origin
Italy
SKU

BXZ9P

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