• A Marriage of Collections: The auction at Christies

    Sale 2398

    A Marriage of Collections: The Property of Dr. Julius and Dena K. Tarshis

    21 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 65

    AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL REVIVAL MICROMOSAIC ENAMEL AND GOLD BULLA PENDANT

    Price Realised  

    AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL REVIVAL MICROMOSAIC ENAMEL AND GOLD BULLA PENDANT
    Designed as a hinged bulla with multi-colored micromosaics of angels, flowers and stars, each within gold granulation and wirework surrounds, the reverse with multi-colored micromosaics of a dove, flowers and starts, centering upon the letters 'AVE,' opening to reveal a circular compartment with a lock of hair, mounted in gold, circa 1870, with maker's marks


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