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AN ITALIAN GOLD-MOUNTED HARDSTONE BONBONNIERE SET WITH A MICROMOSAIC PLAQUE
AN ITALIAN GOLD-MOUNTED HARDSTONE BONBONNIERE SET WITH A MICROMOSAIC PLAQUE

THE MICROMOSAIC CIRCLE OF GIACOMO RAFFAELLI (1753-1836), ROME, CIRCA 1800

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AN ITALIAN GOLD-MOUNTED HARDSTONE BONBONNIERE SET WITH A MICROMOSAIC PLAQUE
THE MICROMOSAIC CIRCLE OF GIACOMO RAFFAELLI (1753-1836), ROME, CIRCA 1800
circular lava-stone box, the detachable cover set with a micromosaic plaque depicting a mother duck and her duckling paddling amongst reeds on a pond, within reeded gold frame and polished plain gold mounts
3¼ in. (83 mm.) diam.

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A box with a micromosaic set with a similar scene and attributed to Giacomo Raffaelli (1753-1836) was sold Christie's, London, 11 November 2011, lot 332.

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