Lapis Lazuli micromosaic box depicting a lion

The micromosaic which can be dated at the turn of the 18th century is depicting a lion and is of highest quality and of extreme beauty. The tesserae of the item are so tiny that they can be hardly perceived with the eye. The expression of the animal is a sign of utmost craftsmanship and precision. The gold rimmed micromosaic is set in a hexagonal shaped Lapis Lazuli box which is of later date. It is a piece which represents a unique example of skilled craftmanship and ingenious technique and draws you in to experience the fine art of micromosaics. The item is in perfect condition.

Diameter of the micromosaic: 4cm

Box

Length: 6,5cm Width: 7cm Height:4,5cm

Item ID: 017

$28,000 USD

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Chateau Antique


Christiana Verita, Vienna, Austria   

High quality Micro Mosaics, Silver, Paintings and Decorative Art

Member since 2007

Objects bought with love and treasured for a life time!

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