Florence, late 17th century

One standing figure on the back later, two small gilded leaves
and one hardstone missing, one branch maybe later

One gilded mount feet in shape of Nereide stamped “MA”

Waved ebony ledge and other different carved profiles, original gilding, original lock with a key

Measurement: 38 cm (high), 22 cm (wide), 52 cm (deep)

Provenance: Since the beginning of the 19th century in the Collection of Durrow Abbey, Co. Offaly, Ireland

Rel. Literature:
S. Swynfen Jervis, Pietre Dure Caskets in England, Furniture History, Vol. 43, 2007, fig. 16, No. 24
A. Gonzalez-Palâcios, Las Colecciones Reales Espanolas de Mosaicos y Piedras Duras, Madrid 2001, p. 207
G. Sarti, Fastueux Objets en Marbre et Pierres Dures, Paris 2006, p. 134 – 135