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Pair of Antique Silver Gilt Malachite Roman Emperors Busts

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Silversmith Ignazio Borgognoni (active 1843-1865), Rome 1850 ca. The two busts depicting the Emperors Augusto and Caracalla mounted on a goat feet malachite base. The fastener of Caracalla's toga set with a round shape cabochon cut garnet. Under the base there is a Roman panoply decoration. Marked on the base with the maker’s mark and under the base with the Vatican marks. 21.5 cm height

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  • Creator
    Ignazio Borgognoni
  • Place of origin
    Italy
  • Date of manufacture
    Circa 1850
  • Condition
    Excellent.
  • Seller location
    Firenze, IT
  • Reference number
    LU1201736883

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