18th century Italian fragment decorated with agate coral and natural forming baroque pearl on a lucite base.
The 18th century fragment is originally from Tuscany. The agate coral is mounted onto the piece and it is adorned with a baroque pearl. Agate coral is also Florida's state stone and is known for its unique formation that can take place over 20 million years. It's a natural gemstone that is created when prehistoric coral is gradually replaced with agate.
The Italian fragment artifact, agate coral, and baroque pearl are put together in a sculptural form - creating a piece that appears to have evolved together over time. Interpreting the past to create a piece entirely original, evolving in its own right.
Size: 16.5" wide x 1.5" deep x 7" high