fine quality c19th derbyshire ashford marble inlaid pietra dura panel

Fine quality C19th Derbyshire Ashford marble inlaid pietra dura panel .


| $1,126 USD | €1,026 EUR

Item Ref

ML 2110


Fine quality C19th Derbyshire Ashford marble inlaid pietra dura panel .
Ashford black marble square panel skilfully inlaid with specimen marbles in a geometric design with a star motif to the centre . The multiple specimen samples including siena, malachite and ‘rice’ porphyry .
Now mounted in a complementary contemporary gilt-wood frame for hanging.
*The development of the local marble industry in Ashford-in-the-Water , Derbyshire, produced a thriving trade in the manufacture of marble objects in this area of England during the late C18th and C19th. The popularity of the industry flourished and inlaid pietra dura objects similar to those traditionally produced in the Italy , were highly sought-after . Fine examples of this type of work exist in the collections of some of the finest English countryhouses , and in particular at nearby Chatsworth House , family seat of The Devonshires. The Derby and Buxton museums also house collections.
H (panel) 8”
W “ 8”
D 1”
Overall 10”
England c.1860
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 40 years ,M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
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Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
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Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 2110


Height = 20 cm (8")
Width = 20 cm (8")
Depth = 2 cm (1")

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