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Antique LIBEROTTI Opera del Duomo Scholar Book

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Antique LIBEROTTI Opera del Duomo Scholar Book
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Antique LIBEROTTI Opera del Duomo Scholar Book containing plaster casts of artworks from the Opera del Duomo Museum mounted, In addition to albums of prints, the Grand Tour offered another very popular type of travel souvenir, the now nearly forgotten cameos… The taste for these engraved antique gems was revived in the 18th century as part of the classical revival and later reproduced as miniature plaster casts, known as sulphers. Mounted in faux book bindings, these plaster cameos are not the box of nougat candy they might appear to be at first glance, but a minutely detailed cabinet of neoclassical knowledge and art (Princeton University), inscription reads Opere de, 1600, 1700, 1800, inscriptions to piece in Italian number and describe each represented artwork, some seals need repair and reattachment, measures 10 1/8 x 6 3/8 inches, surface wear to piece, Property of Rita Boley Bolaffio family estate, Antique, Giovanni Liberotti, grand tour, neoclassical art, Italian art, seal, scholar book, intaglio, gesso portrait, plaster cast, artwork, home decor. 2front
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Antique LIBEROTTI Opera del Duomo Scholar Book

Estimate $50 - $400
Oct 19, 2022
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Starting Price $1
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0696: Antique LIBEROTTI Opera del Duomo Scholar Book
Sold for $55013 Bids
Est. $50 - $400Starting Price $1
October 19 Red Carpet Auction
Oct 19, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
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Lot 0696 Details
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Antique LIBEROTTI Opera del Duomo Scholar Book containing plaster casts of artworks from the Opera del Duomo Museum mounted, In addition to albums of prints, the Grand Tour offered another very popular type of travel souvenir, the now nearly forgotten cameos… The taste for these engraved antique gems was revived in the 18th century as part of the classical revival and later reproduced as miniature plaster casts, known as sulphers. Mounted in faux book bindings, these plaster cameos are not the box of nougat candy they might appear to be at first glance, but a minutely detailed cabinet of neoclassical knowledge and art (Princeton University), inscription reads Opere de, 1600, 1700, 1800, inscriptions to piece in Italian number and describe each represented artwork, some seals need repair and reattachment, measures 10 1/8 x 6 3/8 inches, surface wear to piece, Property of Rita Boley Bolaffio family estate, Antique, Giovanni Liberotti, grand tour, neoclassical art, Italian art, seal, scholar book, intaglio, gesso portrait, plaster cast, artwork, home decor. 2front
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