19TH CENTURY COLLECTION OF WHITE GLIPPICS - 50 GEMMS SET - IN THE WOODEN CASETTE


Price:
£8,450
Stock:
In stock

Description

A unique collector's object - a complete 19th century collection of the so called white ellipticals.

A total of 50 oval ellipticals with heights ranging from 2.5 to 4.3 cm, showing portraits of gods and ancient historical figures.

Very high artistic class of each of the 50 engraved gems.

Each in a separate binding with a gilded top edge and a sequential number, hand-calligrammed on the binding in black ink.

All clips preserved in the perfect condition.

The whole described and exposed in a dedicated, lockable wooden cassette of 37 x 24 cm.

On the inside of the cassette - a catalogue on handmade paper, identifying all characters.

Extreme collector's rarity. Even single such clips are very rare and sought after objects, whose prices usually range from 400 to even 1500 PLN, depending on the state of preservation, size and artistic class.

Here we have a whole, complete collection of 50 engraved gems, preserved in the office states.

The object is recommended for the best collections and libraries.

 

Style

neoclassicism

Classification

Gliptic

Date of creation

The second half of the 19th century

Place of origin

Central Europe

Material

Artistic gypsum / gilding on the edges

Luminaire

Wooden cassette

Dimensions

Height of the  gemms : from 2.5 to 4.3 cm || Cassette dimensions : height / width: 37/24 cm

Condition of the object

Perfect. After professional maintenance.

Damages

None

Certificate

YES - Certificate of Authenticity

Warranty

YES - Guarantee of Legality of Origin

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