At the south end is one of the finest examples of intarsia, or inlaid wood-work, in Italy.
Of all the examples of pictorial intarsia the most elaborate are perhaps those in the choir stalls of Sta.
The painter, the mosaicist, and the designer for intarsia are confused in a similar manner.
Bosses of lions' heads and rosettes project from the surfaces of the beams, between which the intarsia panels are flat.
In some of the early Italian "intarsia" the decoration was cut into the surface of the panel piece by piece.
The same writer mentions still more elaborate examples of pictorial "intarsia" in the choir stalls of Sta.
The intarsia doors of the palace at Urbino are among the most famous examples of this form of decoration.