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Antique Micromosaic Beetle Brooch

Auction:
2575B
Lot:
490
Sold for:
$1,126$950

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 2575B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 06, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Antique Micromosaic Beetle Brooch, the oval micromosaic panel within a shaped gold frame with applied barrel and ropework accents, lg. 1 3/4 in.
Estimate $500-700

Reverse with impressions. Minor and unobtrusive tesserae loss.

Keywords

Ancient Roman architecture, Brooch, Byzantine art, Micromosaic, Mosaic, Tessera

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