Intarsia or Tarsia - (Decoration Wood Metal Ivory)

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Intarsia or Tarsia - (Decoration Wood, Metal, Ivory) Inlay of colored woods (or metal, ivory, etc.) much used in Italy in the fifteenth century, particularly on chests. Much esteemed is the work of Fra Giovanno (1459-1525), in which landscapes, vistas of cities and human figures are represented. This form of decoration is the parent of parquetry.


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