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  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    1800-20 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lapis lazuli set with micro-mosaic and mounted in gold

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Carew from the Farquhar Matheson Collection

  • Museum number:

    M.294:1to:2-1921

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91 to 93 mezzanine, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 66, shelf B, box 5 []

Physical description

Lapis lazuli box, set with a micro-mosaic of the Coliseum and mounted in gold.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

1800-20 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Lapis lazuli set with micro-mosaic and mounted in gold

Object history note

ex Farquhar Matheson Collection

Descriptive line

Lapis lazuli box, mounted in gold and set with a glass mosaic of the Coliseum, Rome, 1800-20

Materials

Lapis lazuli; Gold

Techniques

Micromosaic

Categories

Containers; Metalwork; Jewellery

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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