This elegant wearable collectible fine quality antique Italian Grand Tour Romaine mosaic plaque is depicting the Colosseum in Rome. The micro mosaic dates from circa 1850 s, it is framed with a lovely 18 k yellow gold antique frame with its original hook clasp. The mosaic scene is in very good condition, the tesserae are smooth and in perfect condition, there is a splinter at the border of the backside, nearly invisible from the front (see picture), not seen from the front and does not endanger the solidity of the plaque.
The brooch comes with the antique gift box , as shown on the picture.
The brooch weights 16.8 grams, acid tested for 18 k gold.
Brooch Measurements: from north to south 3.8 cm (1.50 inch), from East to West 4.5 cm (1.77 inch).
Micro mosaic Measurements: from north to south 3.3 cm ( 1.30 inch), from East to West 4 cm ( 1.57 inch).
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