Collection of (40) miniature art reproductions in storage box
Plaster, wood, cardboard, paper
Overall: 10 3/8 x 6 1/4 x 1 3/4 in. ( 26.4 x 15.9 x 4.4 cm )
Forty oval, oblong, and circular plaster medallions with relief images representing famous works of art in the Vatican and Capitoline Museums; reproductions housed in a box made to look like a book, with covers that lift to reveal compartments in front and back.
stamped in gold: on spine of book box: "PAOLETTI / IMPRONTE / MUSEO / VATICANO / E CAPITOLINO"
handwritten in ink: on lined paper affixed inside front cover: "Museo Vaticano" with numbered list (1-20) identifying reproductions
handwritten in ink: on lined paper affixed inside back cover: "Museo Capitolino" with numbered list (21-40) identifying reproductions
handwritten in ink: at bottom of paper affixed inside back cover: "Si fanno in Roma da I. Paoletti . . . / . . ."
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