Pair of Antique Silver Gilt Malachite Roman Emperors Busts For Sale
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Pair of Antique Silver Gilt Malachite Roman Emperors Busts


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


  • Creator
    Ignazio Borgognoni
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    Circa 1850
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    Firenze, IT
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