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Italian Micromosaic and 18 Kt Gold Bar Brooch C 1875

Italian Micromosaic and 18 Kt Gold Bar Brooch C 1875


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Please refer to our stock # 1038 when inquiring.
 $3,850.00
Spring 2016 Sale
Listed Price $5,500.00
 
Micromosaic and 18 kt gold bar brooch. Made in Italy, C 1875. Two vertical ovals and 2 horizontal ovals, each with beetle on white ground. Beetles have highlights (foil?). Also, 2 trefoils and 1 circle with polychrome ornament on blue ground. A striking design that incorporates mid-19th-century Gothic motifs.

Excellent condition. On silver mount. No missing tesserae.

Length: 3 ½ in. 1038