Description

    A ROMAN MICROMOSAIC, ENAMEL AND GILT METAL BOX
    Cesare Roccheggiani, Rome, Italy, late 19th Century
    Marks: C. ROCCHEGGIANI, ROME (to upholstered interior)
    3-1/2 x 4-7/8 inches diameter (8.9 x 12.4 cm)
    14.9 ounces (gross)

    The round box on four scroll feet, hinged lid with two beaded bands, set with micro mosaic depicting the Colosseum within black marble frame, box side with applied multi-color enameled cut-outs, satin interior with buttoned cushion bottom, gathered side and flat upholstered lid stamped C. ROCCHEGGIANI/ ROMA .


    Condition Report*:

    some loss of gilt to metal box, mosaic intact, some loss of enamel, fabic thread worn long edge of lid, crack to one enameled medallion form applied cut-out

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2010
    31st Wednesday
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