Luxury Design, Past & Present
A Pair of Framed Pietra Dura Panels
By Evaristo Panducci
The rectangular pietra dura plaques, constructed using agates, lapis lazuli and marbles, depict 17th century gallants in wine cellars, within shaped and carved ebony frames with finialed pediments, inlaid with martial trophies using nacre, marble, malachite and wood.
Italian, circa 1890
Evaristo Panducci is recorded as a Florentine artist in mosaics and Pietra Dura in the last quarter of the 19th century