Antique French Gilt Bronze wall plate with seven Roman Micro Mosaics. The Micro Mosaic in the center is depicting a bird sitting on a garland of roses.It has beautiful colors and has tiny tesserae which are smooth to the touch. On the left side it has a crack. The six Micro Mosaics on the border are depicting a vase filled with colorful flowers .They are in perfect condition. The Gilt Bronze plate is crafted in open work technique with beautiful engravings.The wall plate is in perfect condition and dated at the 19th century.
Diameter oft he plate : 10.2 inch ( 260 mm)
Micro Mosaic in the center: Length: 2 inch ( 50 mm) Width: 1.2 inch (30 mm)
6 Micro Mosaics on the rim : Length: 0.8 inch (20 mm) Width: 0.4 inch (10 mm)
Antique Roman Micro Mosaic wall plate, Gilt Bronze, France 19th century