DescriptionAN ITALIAN MICROMOSAIC PAPERWEIGHT
Maker unknown, Italy, circa 1875
5-1/4 inches high x 7-5/8 inches wide (13.3 x 19.4 cm)
The group of nine micromosaics inset in a fluted black marble ground comprising a large Doves of Pliny surrounded by scenes from the city of Rome: St. Peter's, the Colosseum, the Temple of Vesta, the Tomb of Cecilia Metella, the Capitoline Hill, the Temple of Sibyl at Tivoli, the Forum, and the Pantheon.
With chips along the edges and a large chip to the back corner.
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