15ct Micro Mosaic Roman Temple brooch

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$2,850.00

1 in stock

Product ID: 27937 SKU: ZK112 Categories: , Tags: , , , ,

Victorian 15ct  yellow gold brooch with late 19th century Roman micro mosaic depicting a Roman Temple set in a oval plaque onyx.

The micro mosaic was born in Rome in  the 1700’s, also called the minute mosaic, the micro mosaic technique originated within the Vatican studio and enchanted foreigners visiting Italy for the grand tour.

No cracks or restorations to brooch

brooch measuring 4.50cm by 4.0cm