Desk set, Pen Holder (1) - Art Nouveau - Pressed Marble

Description
Desk set, Pen Holder (1) - Art Nouveau - Pressed Marble
Italy - First half 20th century

Large, precise and beautifully crafted souvenir Desk set / Pen Holder replica of the three main buildings on the Piazza dei Miracoli in Pisa, Italy - the Baptistery, the Cathedral and the Campanile known as the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
This kind of souvenir was crafted in Carrara (Italy) around 1930.
This souvenir building display is cast with precision and very intricate workmanship in white pressed marble.
This large souvenir building diorama stands 10 cm tall on a 26,5 by 11,5 cm base inscribed "PIAZZA DEI MIRACOLI" on the front.
This is certainly one of the best non-metal souvenir replicas of the Pisa buildings because of its ample size and intricate detail, especially in the Baptistery and Cathedral.
Not an easy one to come across, so get it for your collection or your desktop. Simply Buy It Now.

Lot details
No. of items
1
Object
Desk set, Pen Holder
Material
Pressed Marble
Model/ Name
Souvenir Piazza dei Miracoli Pisa Tower
Style
Art Nouveau
Estimated Period
First half 20th century
Country of Origin
Italy
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Weight
1.3 kg
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