Rare florentine cabinet in marquetry of precious stones, ebony veneer and blackened wood, circa 1800, Italy.
This cabinet executed in precious wood and dressed with panels called "de opera di commesso di pietre" (semi-precious stones mosaic) is characteristic of the most beautiful productions of Florence.
It is a very popular Renaissance furniture, designed to hold valuable objects, jewelry and documents.
Our cabinet opens with two doors revealing an enchanting universe of colors, gildings and volumes arranged according to an architectural prescription.
The interior has a sumptuous marquetry of hard stones such as lapis lazuli, yellow sienna, sicilian breccia, rosso levanto etc.