Antique Grand Tour Micromosaic Plaque Pantheon, Micro Mosaic
Antique Roman micro mosaic set in black glass depicting the Pantheon.
This is a splendid 19th century Grand Tour micromosaic plaque depicting a view of the Pantheon in Rome. Glass micromosaic technique developed in the Vatican Mosaic Workshop during the 18th century. Items adorned with micromosaics were luxurious souvenirs for tourist making their Grand Tour across Europe. Jewelers from European countries ordered small micromosaic plaques to set in jewelry and boxes. Today, micromosaic plaques are highly sought after by collectors.
The micromosaic is in excellent condition. The tiny tesserae are smooth and in perfect condition. We have a large selection of micromosaic plaques depicting Roman ruins and celebrated landmarks for your collection. They are also ready to mount as a brooch, pendant or bracelet.
The other items in the last photograph are for display only and are not included.
We welcome layaways.
Measurements: Length 1 1/8 in. Height 7/8 in.