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    Sale 5266

    Portrait Miniatures, Objects of Vertu, Silver & Russian Works of Art

    13 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1707

    An Italian black marble paperweight

    ROME, LATE NINETEENTH CENTURY

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    An Italian black marble paperweight
    ROME, LATE NINETEENTH CENTURY
    Of shaped rectangular outline, set with nine micromosaics representing: St. Peters Square, the Cestia Pyramid, the Forum, the Capitoline Hill, the Pantheon, the Temple of Hercules, the Coliseum, the Temple of Vesta and one other unidentified ruin -- 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm.) wide


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