Orrefors third Annual Limited Edition Plate, "Basilica Di San Marco," 1972, Sweden, Magnificently Engraved in The Plate in Gold, Historical Churches of The World series

Orrefors is arguably the most renowned crystal manufactory in Sweden. This exquisite plate, with an interesting and different process of engraving the image and the border in gold on the crystal plate.

A shrine for relics of St Marks, patron saint of Venice. The Basilica faces the famous Piazza di San Marco. The exterior fills the eye with shape; Gothic niches, pointed arches, bas-reliefs, pinnacles, the Horses of St Mark; domes; and color.... antique, alabaster capitals, shafts of porphyry, mosaics and gilding.

A note with the history of this church is included.

The plate, nearly 10 inches across, is in Excellent Condition. The box is in Good to Very Good Condition.

Item ID: 656

$125 $60 USD SALE

Make Offer Add to Wish List

Barkus Farm Antiques, Collectibles and Fine Art

Miriam Barkus, Davie, FL   

Unique Collectibles, Antiques and Fine Arts from Around the World

Ruby Lane Shop Rating
Platinum Rating Platinum
Exclusive Ruby Lane Member since 2002

Never the ordinary...unique items chosen over the last 50 years of travel around the world.

Shipping/Handling:$22.00 USD

Price for shipping to USA change location

Estimate shipping to a different location: