Antique Set 24 Framed Plaster Intaglios of Roman Greek Gods Goddesses 19th Cent


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Object Description

This is a magnificent and rare collection of twenty-four splendid antique plaster intaglios of mythological Gods and Goddesses, wonderfully arranged in a stunning mahogany case, dating from the late 19th Century.

These superb antique intaglios are of various sizes and shapes and feature various Roman and Greek Gods and Goddesses including Flora, Jupiter, Neptune, Medusa, Apollo, Mars, Hebe, and Ariadne.

Each intaglio has an exquisite gilt gadrooned border and is annotated with a charming hand-written black ink label indicating the subject being represented.

This stunning set of intaglios is set within a magnificent sturdy rectangular mahogany lidded case, which is fitted with its original sumptuous red velvet interior and is suitable for hanging on the wall.

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 40 x Width 51 x Depth 5 – With Case Closed
Height 40 x Width 102 x Depth 5 – Open

Dimensions in inches:
Height 15.7 x Width 20.1 x Depth 2.0 – With Case Closed
Height 15.7 x Width 40.2 x Depth 2.0 – Open

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: 09892

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:102 x H:40 x D:5 centimeters
  • period
  • year
    circa 1890

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Manor Warehouse
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