Wooden inlay with Portego

— Genesini, produced by Portego, are made of precious wood inlay, a technique – says the legend – which from the small town of Lendinara, now in the province of Rovigo, it has spread throughout Europe.

“Genesini Lorenzo, named Lorenzo da Lendinara, was a popular wood engraver and inlayer in the middle of 15th century. He got influence from the Italian perspective master Piero della Francesca met in Ferrara, that gave him popularity in the North of Italy cause the knowledge of wood inlay technique used to decorate churches and furnitures.”