Casket on stand
Grand Ducal Workshops, Florence
1700 - 1799
Ormolu, Stone, Wood, Lapis lazuli, Marble
295 x 440 x 370 mm
Place of origin
FlorenceOrder this image
Vyne Estate, Hampshire (Accredited Museum)
An Italian casket with rising top and fall front, elaborately mounted with ormolu and overlaid with fruit and flowers in semi-precious stones, within lapis lazuli borders made by the Grand Ducal Workshops, Florence.
Makers and roles
Grand Ducal Workshops, Florence, maker
Strawberry Hill Restored, Strawberry Hill, Twickenham, 2018 - 2019
treasure houses of Britain : 1985., P.282 - No.202, Casket on Stand c.1741-1754, Grand Ducal Workshops Florence; the stand attributed to William Vile d.1767, casket of ebony with panels of pietre dura mounted in ormulu and encrusted with semiprecious stones; stand made of pine; gilded.