Pompeian frame, ca. 1885
Burr maple, ebonised pearwood, sycomore, mother-of-pearl, bone
h. 43 in. (109 cm) - w. 26 in. (66 cm) - w. 2 in. (5 cm)
PROVENANCE : American private collection - Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Chicago, IL, 17th July 2018, lot 574 - Private collection, NY, acquired at the above sale.
SIMILAR PIECES : This picture is the only example of this design known to date. Smaller pictures and objects are in the collection of the Museo Francesco Borgogna in Vercelli, Italy.