Micromosaic plaque with floral decoration SOLD

Mounted on brass backing plate. Italian. Late 19th/early 20th Century.  

Dimensions: 23x16cm Price: £550

 

This highly decorative plaque, would in all probability have been purchased on the Grand Tour as a fine souvenir, perhaps by, (or for), the Lady of the house.  It is very fine and in excellent condition. A beautiful piece, representing many hours of skilled craftsmanship.  Ideal for mounting on the wall, as a table centrepiece or in a collector's cabinet.  (Reference: 519)

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