Important micro mosaic of family of greyhounds


Important micro mosaic of  family of greyhounds
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DESCRIPTION
This beautiful micro mosaic shows a two adult greyhound and their litter, The mother is suckling her young. Set in the lid of a French gold mounted abalone and lacquer snuff box lined in red tortoiseshell circa 1800 for a similar box with a family of greyhounds see Roberto Grieco “Roman micro mosaics” page number 79. Plate 198. Fine slight wear on base Provenance: Private collection London
PRICE RANGE
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CIRCA
c1800
DIMENSIONS
Width: 8 cm
Depth: 2.75 cm
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SKU: 8005.
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