22 May 2001
A CONTINENTAL COMPOSITION BONBONNIERE SET WITH A ROMAN MICROMOSAIC
probably Italian, circa 1800, the micromosaic Rome, circa 1800
Circular black composition box with concave sides, the slightly convex independent cover inset with a circular micro-mosaic plaque depicting a butterfly perched on the branch of a tree with leaves and berries, within a plain gilt-metal mount
3 3/8 in. (85 mm.) diam.
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