I purchased this many years ago at a Skinner auction. Loved it when I saw it, and have had it on my desk ever since. The workmanship is beautiful. It is hard to get clear photos. This is much lovelier in person than in photos.
Country of Origin: Italy.
Medium: Pietra Dura.
Size: 2 1/2 inches by 3 1/2 inches.
Condition: Shows some wear, but no losses. Good to Very Good Antique Condition.
Provenance: Skinner Auctions.
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