All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Minerals : Hardstone : Pre 1960 item #1061392 (stock #paulsel-001)
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This mosaic stone plaque, purchased from the Vatican studio in the 1960s, is entitled "Nella Cantina" (In the Wine Cellar), after the oil painting by Francesco Vinea (Italian, 1945-1902). It resides in a modern frame measuring 19.5 by 24.5 inches. Plaque measures approximately 15 by 20 inches. Since the last quarter of the nineteenth century, the Vatican studios have created magnificent micromosaics, commonly depicting famous paintings by Italian and other continental artists...
This pair of vintage rock crystal obelisks stand 23.25" (59.1 cm) tall and 5.5" (14 cm) wide/deep. Color is primarily clear with streaks of pale amber color running through the pedestals. Both contain professional restorations (noticeable as darker amber color) to fill losses on the corner of one, and along the flat surface fo the other.