A north Italian neoclassical giltwood console, Genoa, last quarter XVIII c. Now in a private collection in New England.
Carved Gilt Giltwood
88 x 139 x 85 cm (34 ⁵/₈ x 54 ³/₄ x 33 ¹/₂ inches)
Essay by Dott.Enrico Colle, Director of Stibbert Museum in Florence.
A North Italian fruitwood, walnut, ebony , boxwood, tulipwood and kingwood microcarving portrait relief miniature attributed to Giuseppe Maria Bonzanigo (1745-1820), depicting a standing Mars with cuirass, feathered helmet and sword, holding a spear with his right and a shield on his left hand.