A mid 19th century gold and micromosaic hinged bangle,
Lot 7
A mid 19th century gold and micromosaic hinged bangle,
Sold for £6,600 (US$ 10,253) inc. premium

Lot Details
A mid 19th century gold and micromosaic hinged bangle, circa 1870
The wide gold bangle of intricate wirework and beaded decoration, set to the front with a rectangular micromosaic plaque depicting Apollo driving the Carriage of the Sun surrounded by the Hours and preceded by Aurora, 'ROMA' applied to the reverse, spurious interior inscription 'Á ma Josephine' with the monogram 'N' beneath, a few tesserae deficient, inner diameter 6.0cm.

Footnotes

  • The micromosaic plaque is a copy of a fresco painted by Guido Reni, circa 1612, at the Palazzo Pallavicini Rospigliosi in Rome.
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