A micromosaic brooch,
Lot 36
A micromosaic brooch,
AU$ 2,700 - 3,200
US$ 2,400 - 2,800

Lot Details
A micromosaic brooch, circa 1880
The rectangular plaque depicting a spaniel in repose, in brown, black, white and green tesserae, within a patterned border of circular white and brown micromosaic, with sculpted gold surround of foliate motif, tesserae deficient and replaced in some areas, width 4.3cm

Footnotes

  • Cf. Mascetti, D., and Bennett, D., 'Understanding Jewellery', Antique Collectors Club, 2006, page 174, plate 206 for a Roman micromosaic brooch of similar subject and period.
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