11” D x 18” H

In this whimsical take on the Medici coat of arms, the angels frolic amid the Medici spheres — 5 red and one blue. These red spheres, or torteaux, were the Medici take on the gold spheres used as a symbols to identify the banchi a panello or small pawn shops. This handmade Tuscan Italian pottery umbrella stand has an antique finish over the expertly hand painted design.