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Micromosaic-mounted Box

Auction:
3234B
Lot:
352
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3234B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 13, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Micromosaic-mounted Box, Rome, late 19th century, attributed to Cesare Roccheggiani, unsigned, the patch or snuffbox with a micromosaic panel featuring the Colosseum to the lid and a silvered dragonfly on a black enameled ground to the underside, dia. 2 1/8 in.
Estimate $700-900


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Keywords

Cesare Roccheggiani, Ancient Roman architecture, Art genres, Arts, Byzantine art, Colosseum, Decorative arts, Micromosaic, Mosaic, Silvering, Visual arts, Vitreous enamel

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