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

Details

  • Creator
    Ignazio Borgognoni
  • Place of Origin
    Italy
  • Date of Manufacture
    Circa 1850
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Seller Location
    Firenze, Italy
  • Reference Number
    LU1201736883
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Located in Firenze, IT

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