Armorial,a carved and gilded Venetian plaqueArmorial,a carved and gilded Venetian plaqueArmorial,a carved and gilded Venetian plaqueArmorial,a carved and gilded Venetian plaque

An antique carved Venetian armorial in the glassy enamel paint found on blackamoors .The cartouche shaped fringed ruby drapery being pulled apart by two silver gilt putti revealing the armorial . The drape outside in silver gilt and pulled together in a crown in the form of a Doge's ceremonial hat .

All carved wood with typical thin plaster coating to provide ground for the gilt and glassy enamel . Minor nicks , cracks and small losses typical of items of age and wear and use .

By repute : The Gritti Palace , Venice during restorations after the 1960 flooding and thence to a Palm Beach Palazzo .

Venetian , circa 1900

Measures 42 tall ,37 wide

Item ID: 138

Armorial,a carved and gilded Venetian plaque

$6,900 USD

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