This is inspired by the colours of the copper green mineral and semi-precious stone, malachite, and from the same family of stones as azurite and turquoise. In the 17th and 18th century it was used as a colour made with verdigris but as it is a very fugitive colour turning black with time so we are not aware of how it was used on woodwork in many houses. It is a classical colour found in classical Italian furniture and

Console table
Florence painted on this classic side table, textured and waxed in dark wax
Desk Interior
The interior of the side table painted in Graphite
Colour in Decoration
A colour like Florence on the panelling of this Tudor house.
From 'Colour in Decoration' by Annie Sloan and Kate Gwynn
Provence and persian Green Combination
Provence is the base coat in this sample with a layer of Florence as the top coat then waxed and distressed