Antique Roman Micro Mosaic set in Lapis Lazuli, 18th centuryAntique Roman Micro Mosaic set in Lapis Lazuli, 18th centuryAntique Roman Micro Mosaic set in Lapis Lazuli, 18th centuryAntique Roman Micro Mosaic set in Lapis Lazuli, 18th centuryAntique Roman Micro Mosaic set in Lapis Lazuli, 18th centuryAntique Roman Micro Mosaic set in Lapis Lazuli, 18th centuryAntique Roman Micro Mosaic set in Lapis Lazuli, 18th centuryAntique Roman Micro Mosaic set in Lapis Lazuli, 18th century

Antique Roman Micro Mosaic box depicting a lion dated at the 18th century. The Roman Micro Mosaic is of absolute museum quality and of extreme beauty. The tesserae of the Mosaic 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 Micro Mosaic 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 Roman Micro Mosaics. The item is in perfect condition. Diameter of the Micro Mosaic: : 1.6"( 40mm) Box Diameter:: 2.6"(65 mm), Height: 2" ( 50mm)

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Antique Roman Micro Mosaic set in Lapis Lazuli, 18th century

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Chateau Antique


Christiana Verita
Vienna
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Fine and decorative art , antique silver and glass of the 17th to the 19th century

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