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Set of Grand Tour Intaglios within Book Case

Stock No.16138

A fine and rare set of Grand Tour plaster intaglios, individually mounted on dark green silk within their original mahogany and crossbanded satinwood case, which is fashioned as a false book. When the spine of the book is removed, the interior is revealed. Traces of marbled paper remain around three sides of the case, imitating the marbled finishes often seen on 18th century books. Some of the Intaglios have the impressed stamp for Nathaniel Marchant, who was the most well regarded gem engraver of the 18th century.
Sets such as these are very rare.

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Listed Price: £3,200 (+VAT where applicable)

Width Lenght
9 1316"
25 cms
15 38"
39 cms

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