An arrangement of 13 framed plaster Grand Tour intaglios of various sizes dating from the early 19th Century.
The intaglios are set in the original antique gonzalo alves frame with a gilt band and mounted on a green ground. It consists of thirteen circular and oval-shaped plaster intaglios, with profile portrait medallions of The Duke of York & Albanty surrounded by figures from antiquity.
Add a classical dimension to your home with this captivating selection of historic intaglios.
In excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 32 x Width 28 x Depth 4
Dimensions in inches:
Height 12.6 x Width 11.0 x Depth 1.6
Intaglios – were originally used as seals, these carvings or cuttings are moulded out of white plaster, marble dust or wax. The original 19th-century intaglios were also made from wood or stone. The depressed designs depicting ancient scenes from Greece, Italy, etc were also used as markers of the land. They were also collected as souvenirs from European Grand Tours in 1830.
Our reference: A1198