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Gold Micromosaic

W  3.40 cm (1.34 in)  |  L  5.30 cm (2.09 in)

Origin: Italian, c. 1868

Marks: Inscribed: 'From E.H.B. 4th. Nov. 1868'

Case: Fitted Case

Condition: Good

Weight: 34.70 Grams

Designed as a hinged bulla with a multi-colored micromosaic of an adolescent cherub. 

Literature: 
cf. Castellani and Italian Archaeological Jewelry, S. Weber Soros, S. Walker, BGC Yale, New Haven, 2004

Stock number

7670