Wooden Graffito playing cards box with playing cards
Wooden Graffito playing cards box with playing cards.
The Graffito technique of decoration represents one of the most ancient and precious Florentine techniques.
A description of it can be found in the “Libro dell'arte” by Cennino Cennini (14th century) and in “Vite dei più eccellenti pittori” by Giorgio Vasari (15th century).
Gold leaf is applied to prepared wooden surface.
Afterwards, a layer of milk or egg-based tempera is painted on the surface.
Once dry, the decoration is drawn freehand with a soft wood style, bringing the underlying gilding to light.
Please note: Any variation in color or detailing is a result of the handcrafted nature of this item and makes each piece unique.
Delivery timeDue to hancrafting, the delivery time may vary from 10 to 30 days
Dimensions10cm X 7cm X 10cm
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