Late 18th Century box: micro mosaic lid
Lot 45Y
A rare signed 18th Century Roman micromosaic plaque mounted in a Louis XVI tortoiseshell and gold-mounted bonbonniere By Giacomo Raffaelli, Rome 1785, the box by Joseph-Pierre-Jacques Duguay, Paris circa 1785
Sold for £5,625 (US$ 8,802) inc. premium

Lot Details
A rare signed 18th Century Roman micromosaic plaque mounted in a Louis XVI tortoiseshell and gold-mounted bonbonniere By Giacomo Raffaelli, Rome 1785, the box by Joseph-Pierre-Jacques Duguay, Paris circa 1785
A rare signed 18th Century Roman micromosaic plaque mounted in a Louis XVI tortoiseshell and gold-mounted bonbonniere

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Collection of Richard Manley Foster Esq, sold Christies 17 June 1903, ex lot 188.

    Collection of Sir Julian Goldsmid, sold Christies June 1896.

    Sir Julian Goldsmid, 3rd Baronet (8 October 1838 – 7 January 1896) was a British lawyer, businessman and Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1866 and 1896. He was treasurer of University College in 1880-81 and was a member of the council of University College Hospital. His substantial collection of important paintings was sold after his death.
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