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    Sale 7731

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    2 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 70

    AN ITALIAN MICROMOSAIC PLAQUE

    PROBABLY RAFFAELLI WORKSHOP, ROME, CIRCA 1800

    Price Realised  

    AN ITALIAN MICROMOSAIC PLAQUE
    PROBABLY RAFFAELLI WORKSHOP, ROME, CIRCA 1800
    Circular plaque, depicting two feeding ostriches, one eating a worm, against a landscape with rocks and sky blue backgound, set within a gilt-metal mount with foliate stamped ring, copper reverse
    2½ in. (64 mm.) diam.


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