A good Italian gilt metal, bronze, lapis lazuli and micromosaic three tier étagère jewelry case
Cesare Roccheggiani (fl. second half 19th century)
third quarter 19th century
The hinged top fitted with a panel centered by a fountain with a view of the Colosseum to the left and St. Peter's square to the right, the interior rim incised C. Roccheggiani Roma, the second tier with a view of the Colosseum, the bottom tier with a view of the Roman Forum, each panel within a malachite band, all raised on cast knopped supports.
overall height 37 3/4in (96cm); width 16 1/4in (41cm); depth 11 1/4in (28.5cm); dimensions of top plaque 14 x 8 3/8in (35.5 x 21cm); dimensions of two other tiers 15 x 10in (38 x 25.5cm)