Antique Micro Mosaic paperweight with an antique shell Cameo in the center. The Micro Mosaic is depicting white flowers on a turquoise ground . A round Micro Mosaic of the winged Venetian Lion is on either side.The Micro Mosaics are very detailed crafted and are in very good condition. The shell Cameo is very detailed hand carved and of excellent quality. The paperweight is a Souvenir of Venice of the Grand Tour Era and a rare item. It is in good antique condition with some damage on the edges on the left side. It is dated at the 19th century.
Cameo : Length: 2 inch ( 50 mm) Width: 1.4 inch ( 35 mm)
Paperweight: Length: 4.7inch ( 120 mm) Width: 3.5 inch ( 90 mm)
Antique Micro Mosaic paperweight with Cameo, Italy, 19th century