Lorenzo Cardelli
(Rome, 1733 – 1794)
The carvings
Cesare Aguatti
(Active in Rome in the last quarter of the 18th century)
The micro-mosaic panels

Chimneypiece

Sculpted and carved chimneypiece in white Carrara marble with green granite slabs and three oval micro-mosaic plaques.

The three micro-mosaic plaques:
The central plaque depicts the Temple of Saturn and the Arch of Septimius Severus in the Roman Forum; the left-hand plaque depicts the Temple of Minerva Medica in Rome; and the right-hand plaque depicts the Lucano Bridge at the Villa Adriana in Tivoli.

Dimensions
158 (h) x 214 x 28 cm
Period
c. 1775 – 1780
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