An Italian Gold Mounted Green Porphyry Box with Micromosaic of Finches

An Italian Gold Mounted Green Porphyry Box with Micromosaic of Finches

Green Porphyry, Gold
Circa 1810

Diameter: 6 cm
Height: 1.7 cm
 

Green porphyry box of round form with gold mounts, surmounted by a micromosaic depicting a landscape scene with a finch perched on a branch above a nest with chicks

You May Also Like

An Exceptional Group of Italian Micro-mosaics

An 18th Century Plaque of the Temple of Sybil at Tivoli Falls