N/A - Georgian gold pendant-brooch micro mosaic

Spilla mosaico c.JPG
Spilla mosaico c.JPG
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N/A - Georgian gold pendant-brooch micro mosaic

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Superb Georgian Micro Mosaic plaque depicting a Pompeiian tripod housed in a 15 kt gold pendant frame with brooch pin back. Approx. 1 1/2 by 2 1/2 inches. Very early piece based on the subject matter and the fact it is so flat and smooth with the tiniest of tesserae . This antique subject matter became fashionable once again the the discovery of Pompeii and Paestum in the mid 18th C. Unique coloring of greens and blue with touched of gold and red. Framed in gold, the back has a clasp.

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