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AN ITALIAN MICROMOSAIC PLAQUE
AN ITALIAN MICROMOSAIC PLAQUE

BY GIACOMO RAFFAELLI (FL. 1753-1836), ROME, CIRCA 1790, SIGNED ON THE REVERSE 'ROMA 1796 RAFFAELLI'

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AN ITALIAN MICROMOSAIC PLAQUE
BY GIACOMO RAFFAELLI (FL. 1753-1836), ROME, CIRCA 1790, SIGNED ON THE REVERSE 'ROMA 1796 RAFFAELLI'
circular plaque depicting a goldfinch perched on a branch, defending her nest from a coiled snake below, against a white background
2 5/8 in. (65 mm.) diam.
Literature
R. Grieco, Micromosaici romani. Rome, 2008, p. 77, no. 188.
Jeanette Hanisee Gabriel, Micromosaics Private Collections, 2016, p. 121, pl. 74.

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