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AN ITALIAN MICROMOSAIC PLAQUE

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Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000
ca. US$3,380 - US$5,071
Price realised:  £7,500
ca. US$12,678
Lot number 216, Views: 33

AN ITALIAN MICROMOSAIC PLAQUE
BY GIACOMO RAFFAELLI (FL. 1753-1836), ROME, 1794, SIGNED ON THE REVERSE 'GIACOMO RAFFAELLI FEIE, ROME 1794'
AN ITALIAN MICROMOSAIC PLAQUE BY GIACOMO RAFFAELLI (FL. 1753-1836), ROME, 1794, SIGNED ON THE REVERSE 'GIACOMO RAFFAELLI FEIE, ROME 1794' circular plaque, the micromosaic depicting a rabbit eating a leaf whilst seated on a grassy bank, dark-blue background within a red, white and black tesserae border, gilt-metal surround and wood frame 2¼ in. (60 mm.) diam.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Centuries of Style, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures, Gold Boxes and Silver
Date of the auction: 3 Jun 2014
Address: Christie's
3 June 2014, London, King Street