Black and gold marble
A black calcareous stone with yellow veins that has been quarried in Italy near La Spezia, since the 16th century.
Synonyms and Related Terms
Portoro; Porto; Portor marble
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)
- Luciana and Tiziano Mannoni, Marble: the history of a culture, Facts on File Publications