Antique Micromosaic Brooch For Sale
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Antique Micromosaic Brooch

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An antique micromosaic brooch, oval image depicting a woman farming crops, backed on black onyx, in an 18ct yellow gold Etruscan style border, with rope and beaded edge detail. Circa 1870's, measure approximately 49 x 58mm Micromosaic jewellery became popular during the Grand Tour period (17th - 19th Century). Members of rich European families would travel around Europe, taking in the sights and cultures of different countries. Italy was a very popular point on the tour. Many micromosaics were exported to jewellers in London and Paris. Micromosaic jewellery fell out of fashion in the 1870s.

Details

  • Creator
    Unknown
  • Of the Period
  • Date of manufacture
    1870's
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller location
    London, GB
  • Seller reference number
    BA-575
  • Reference number
    LU38924053363

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