Antique Micromosaic Flower Brooch
  • Antique Micromosaic Flower Brooch
  • Antique Micromosaic Flower Brooch

Antique Micromosaic Flower Brooch

£3,200.00
VAT included
S171117B1
An Italian, antique, micromosaic flower brooch, with a pale blue campanula plant, in micromosaic, on a black background, in an opaque blue glass surround, mounted in a gold, rub over set frame. Circa 1870. Micromosaic jewellery became popular during the Grand Tour period (17th - 19th Century). Members of rich European families would travel around Europe, taking in the sights and cultures of different countries. Italy was a very popular point on the tour. Many micromosaics were exported to jewellers in London and Paris. Micromosaic jewellery fell out of fashion in the 1870s.
An Italian, antique, micromosaic flower brooch, with a pale blue campanula plant, in micromosaic, on a black background, in an opaque blue glass surround, mounted in a gold, rub over set frame. Circa 1870. Micromosaic jewellery became popular during the Grand Tour period (17th - 19th Century). Members of rich European families would travel around Europe, taking in the sights and cultures of different countries. Italy was a very popular point on the tour. Many micromosaics were exported to jewellers in London and Paris. Micromosaic jewellery fell out of fashion in the 1870s.

Data sheet

Style
Micromosaic flower brooch
Metal
Gold
Stone
Glass
Condition
Very good - with light wear consistent with age and use
Period
Victorian, circa 1870
Measurements
Approximately 38 x 22 mm
Country of origin
Italy
Quantity
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