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1860s Antique Italian Micro Mosaic Gold Brooch1860s Antique Italian Micro Mosaic Gold Brooch1860s Antique Italian Micro Mosaic Gold Brooch1860s Antique Italian Micro Mosaic Gold Brooch

Antique Italian Micro Mosaic Gold Brooch

A micro mosaic of a flower still life in fine detail and subtle colouring, mounted in a slightly domed 14k gold frame adorned with corded gold wires, the brooch is a typical example of the historicising style of the 19th century, probably manufactured by a Vatican workshop in Rome around 1860.

14k yellow gold, glass tesserae
Ø 4.0 cm (approx. 1 9/16")
Weight approx. 18.5 grams
Marks: ‘585’ for 14k gold
Italy, ca. 1860s
In original case

The back – possibly later transformed from a strand of hair containing locket into a closed back – is marked ‘585’ for 14k gold.

Item ID:RGG00366

TYPE
Antique Jewelry
MATERIAL
14k Gold
STONE
Other
COLOR
multicolor
SIZE
1 9/16"

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    1860s Antique Italian Micro Mosaic Gold Brooch

    €2,980 EUR   ~ $3,673 USD