Antique Roman Micro Mosaic depicting the magnificent Mosaic of 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.The item is in perfect condition and dated at the late 18th century.
Diameter of the Micro Mosaic: 1.6 inches ( 40 mm)
Box: Diameter : 2.6 inches ( 65 mm) Height : 2 inches ( 50 mm)
Antique Roman Micro Mosaic box, 18th century