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  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    probably 1819 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sirletti, Giacomo

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hardstone, mounted in gold, with micro-mosaic

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by John Jones

  • Museum number:

    938:1, 2-1882

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Hardstone, mounted in gold, with a micro-mosaic on the lid of a view at Tivoli, with Rome marks

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

probably 1819 (made)

Artist/maker

Sirletti, Giacomo

Materials and Techniques

Hardstone, mounted in gold, with micro-mosaic

Marks and inscriptions

marks for Rome

mark of Giacomo Sirletti

Dimensions

Diameter: 5.9 cm

Object history note

Formerly the property of Sir Thomas Lawrence, PRA (1769-1830) who was in Rome in 1819. Ex Jones Collection

Descriptive line

Italy, Rome, probably 1819; mark of Giacomo Sirletti
Hardstone, mounted in gold; on the cover a view at Tivoli in Roman mosaic.

Materials

Hardstone; Gold

Techniques

Micromosaic

Categories

Containers; Metalwork; Jewellery

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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