1155
1155
An Italian hardstone circular box with micromosaic of a goldfinch, circa 1800
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 12,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT
1155
An Italian hardstone circular box with micromosaic of a goldfinch, circa 1800
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 12,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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An Italian hardstone circular box with micromosaic of a goldfinch, circa 1800
the goldfinch perched on a tree stump sprouting berried twigs within a border of red beads, the mottled grey and black stone box with gilt metal mounts
diameter 2 7/8 in.
7 cm
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Catalogue Note

A similar mosaic attributed to Giacomo Raffaelli, Rome, circa 1790 is mounted in a silver box, Jeanette Hanisee Gabriel, Micromosaics, Private Collections, no. 125, p. 164.

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