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Italian "Grand Tour" Micromosaic Plaque

Auction:
2332
Lot:
625
Sold for:
$5,875$5,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2332
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 07, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Italian "Grand Tour" Micromosaic Plaque, late 19th century, with central roundel of Piazza San Pietro, surrounded by eight further roundels of ruins of the Forum and other Roman landmarks, in malachite borders, on black slate turtle-back plaque, mounted on velvet, in painted frame, plaque wd. 7 1/8, central roundel wd. 2 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

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