castings (reproduction)

One of three boxed sets of cameos. Container designed like a book, containing 12 white plaster cameos of the first 12 emperors (Caesars) of Rome. The book is made of wood and covered in red leather. The cameos are made of plaster and decorated with gold leaf. Each is numbered on the side. A handwritten inscription in Italian on the inside cover of the box lists the identities of the emperors depicted. An inscription by the maker reads: 'Si fanno in Roma do Paoletti Mastrozzi via condotti N. 82'.

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