Italian micro mosaic & champleve enamel inkstand.

August 28, 2019 1:25 pm Published by

An Italain micro mosaic and champleve enamel inkwell, c. 1870. Inlaid with four oval micro mosaic panels of The Panthenon, The Colosseum, St Peters Square and The Forum. Set into a bronze mount, which in turn, is decorated in champleve enamel, with continuous floral scroll.
Having a central ink well and hinged cover, similarly decorated; and standing upon four feet.

Width – 19.7 cm. 7 3/4″. Height – 11 cm, 4 3/8″.

Condition – Excellent. No damage. No restoration.

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