Pietra Dura is a term for the inlay technique of using cut and fitted, highly polished colored stones to create images. This particular example is quite nice. The colors and carving of the stones are precise and accurate.
Country of Origin: Italy.
Size: 8 3/4" by 5".
Condition: All stones are present. No chips or cracks. Remnants of label on front or in Very Good Condition.
While this is lovely as a paperweight, I would like it better framed.
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