Antique Micromosaic Flower Brooch For Sale
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Antique Micromosaic Flower Brooch

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An Italian, antique, micromosaic flower brooch, with a pale blue campanula plant, in micromosaic, on a black background, in an opaque blue glass surround, mounted in a gold, rub over set frame. Circa 1870. 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

  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
    Italy
  • Date of Manufacture
    1870's
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    W 0.87 in. x D 1.5 in.W 22 mm x D 38 mm
  • Length
    1.5 in. (38 mm)
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Seller Reference Number
    BA-563
  • Reference Number
    LU38923604033
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