A Pietro della Valle scagliola top, mid XIXth

A Pietro della Valle scagliola top, mid XIXth

An Italian scagliola table top

by Pietro della Valle (Livorno, 1816-1876), 1850 circa

depicting a view of Piazza dei Miracoli in Pisa

with people in the foreground

within a foliate border with characters in the corners

signed lower right “P. Della Valle”, cm 54 x 71

Another model really close to this, is published in:

Anna Maria Massinelli “Scagliola, l’arte della pietra di luna”

Roma, 1997. tavv. 55-55g, pp. 78-81. Bianco Bianchi collection.

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