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    Sale 2775

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    19 - 20 December 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 852

    A ROMAN MICROMOSAIC PANEL DEPICTING SAINT PETER'S SQUARE

    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN MICROMOSAIC PANEL DEPICTING SAINT PETER'S SQUARE
    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
    In a gilt composition frame
    10.5 cm x 7 cm.


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    The presence of the four large lamps surrounding the central obelisk date the present micromosaic to after 1852, when the lighting was added to the Square.

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