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Grand Tour Micromosaic Paperweight

Auction:
3234B
Lot:
516
Sold for:
$615$500

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

Description:

Grand Tour Micromosaic Paperweight, Italy, late 19th/early 20th century, shaped slate base inset with five micromosaics depicting the Piazza of S. Pietro, the Pantheon, the Temple of Vesta/Hercules, the Roman Forum, and the Colosseum, 6 x 4 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

No visible damage or repairs.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Italy, Ancient Roman architecture, Art genres, Byzantine art, Colosseum, Decorative arts, Micromosaic, Mosaic, Pantheon, Rome, Roman archaeology, Vesta, Visual arts

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