DescriptionA CESARE ROCCHEGGIANNI MICRO MOSAIC ENAMEL AND GILT BOX, Rome, Italy, circa 1855
Marks to silk interior liner: C. ROCCHEGGIANI, ROMA
1-3/4 inches high (4.4 cm)
From a Private Houston Collection
The rectangular box with four gilt ball feet, the hinged lid set with a micro mosaic depicting St. Peter's Square within a black marble frame, box sides with applied piqué-a-jour leaf and vine, silk interior.
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000.
With surface scratches commensurate with age, two small flea bites to black marble frame, gilt rub to underside of box.
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