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Placed on a beautiful cylindrical base also made of rare polychrome "Breche du Bearn" marble, from which it is removable.
This is a unique piece, only one copy has been carved
In 2011, Todini workshop has been named by Lazio Region as “Highly valuable from an aesthetic and cultural point of view” by using the origin and quality mark.
Since 2015, the Osservatorio mestieri d’arte of Florence (OMA) included Todini in the list of the Italian excellence crafts.
Dimensions, including base: height 51 x 26 x 24 cm.
Weight 33 kg.
It will be shipped via insured courier in a wooden crate with special packaging. 43692213