Vintage Italian Florentine Prayer Box St. Francis Gold Gilt Dyptych Italy Gilded

Vintage Florentine Box with Prayer of St. Francis

Here is a beautiful vintage gilded prayer box.

This hinged box contains A Simple Prayer, attributed to St. Francis, on one side, and a miniature print of Giotto's painting of St. Francis feeding the birds.

The exterior of the box features an ornate diamond design in shades of gold, cream, and turquoise.

This box measures 7" x 5 1/4". It is fair condition, with noticeable flakes, chips and dings in the finish, exposing the white base color. There are some scratches and waves in the Simple Prayer inset and some light spots and stains in both insets.

Be sure to check out my store for more gilded items. I am happy to combine shipping!

I do my best to honestly and accurately describe each item for sale, including any flaws. I try to give each item’s provenance as well, if I know it, so that you’ll be able to appreciate it a little more knowing where it came from. Everything comes from a no-smoking, no-pets home. Please email me if you have any questions about an item or would like to see more pictures.

Payment is due within 7 days of close of auction. If you need more time (emergency, out of town on business, etc.), no worries – just give me a heads up!

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