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Table top of various Sicilian jaspers, petrified wood, and Nero del Belgio, in a frame of chiselled silver, attributed to the Royal Pietre Dure Manufactory in Naples, early 19th century. On a slightly later stand of sculpted mahogany attributed to Enrico Tommaso Peters, Genoa, c. 1830.

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Henry Thomas Peters

Table top of various Sicilian jaspers, petrified wood, and Nero del Belgio, in a frame of chiselled silver, attributed to the Royal Pietre Dure Manufactory in Naples, early 19th century. On a slightly later stand of sculpted mahogany attributed to Enrico Tommaso Peters, Genoa, c. 1830.


Table top of various Sicilian jaspers, petrified wood, and Nero del Belgio, in a frame of chiselled silver, attributed to the Royal Pietre Dure Manufactory in Naples, early 19th century. On a slightly later stand of sculpted mahogany attributed to Enrico Tommaso Peters, Genoa, c. 1830.

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Studio Essay by Dr.Enrico Colle, Stibbert Museum Director.

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Table top of various Sicilian jaspers, petrified wood, and Nero del Belgio, in a frame of chiselled silver, attributed to the Royal Pietre Dure Manufactory in Naples, early 19th century. On a slightly later stand of sculpted mahogany attributed to Enrico Tommaso Peters, Genoa, c. 1830. Enclosed in a frame of chiselled silver, is composed of a design of concentric circles including a double band of Nero Belgio, two bands of petrified wood, a band of jasper with geometrical designs in petrified wood and, at centre, an inlaid eight-pointed star.

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