Micro Mosaics

Roman Micro Mosaic, Beginning of 20th c.

A very beautiful roman micro mosaic, depicting a classical roman subject, the Colosseo. 

Fine quality, it has its original frame, with a light brown passepartout. 
The oval stone containing the micro mosaic is embroidered with a sort of “commesso” made using lapis lazuli.
On the back there is a label indicating the factory (Reverenda fabbrica di S. Pietro in Vaticano – Studio del Musaico), and the name of the artist who made it: Lorenzo Cassio, who became also the director of the factory. The Cassio are still operating in micro mosaics production.
Size of the mosaic:
  • 8,5cm. x 5,5cm.
Size (including frame):
  • 19,5cm. x 17cm.


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SKU: 0533 Category:

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Dimensions 19,5 × 17,0 cm



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