Collection of (39) miniature art reproductions in storage box
Plaster, wood, cardboard, paper
Overall: 10 1/4 x 6 3/8 x 1 3/4 in. ( 26 x 16.2 x 4.4 cm )
Thirty-nine circular and oval plaster medallions with relief images representing famous works of art in museums in Paris and Florence; reproductions housed in a box made to resemble a book, with covers that lift to reveal storage compartments in front and back.
stamped in gold: on spine of book box: "PAOLETTI / IMPRONTE / MUSEO / DI FIRENZE / E PARIGI"
handwritten in ink: on lined paper affixed inside front cover: "Museo di Firenze" with numbered list (1-20) identifying reproductions
handwritten in ink: on lined paper affixed inside back cover: "Museo di Parigi" with numbered list (21-39) identifying reproductions
handwritten in ink: at bottom of paper affixed inside back cover: "Si fanno in Roma da I. Paoletti . . . / . . ."
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