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A hardstone and micromosaic snuff box with silver-gilt mounts, Giovanni Andrea Mascelli, Rome, circa 1810-1820
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A hardstone and micromosaic snuff box with silver-gilt mounts, Giovanni Andrea Mascelli, Rome, circa 1810-1820, A hardstone and micromosaic snuff box with silver-gilt mounts, Giovanni Andrea Mascelli, Rome, circa 1810-1820\nOf cut-cornered rectangular form, the lid inset with a micromosaic representing a view of Ponte San Angelo e Castel San Angelo, Rome, circa 1810, silver-gilt reeded mounts and thumbpiece, maker's mark, Rome town mark and later French import mark struck twice (swan)\n7.7cm., 3in wide
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Giovanni Andrea Mascelli (1826-1870) became master in 1826 and took over his father's workshop located in the Piazza di Spagna no. 90 & 91, where he produced silver and gold mounted boxes. In 1834, he was elected Console of Goldsmiths' Company and then Camerlengo in 1835 and between 1866 and 1869. 

medium

Micromosaic, silver-gilt, harsdtone

dimensions

7.7cm., 3in wide


*Note: The price is not recalculated to the current value. It refers to the actual final price at the time the item was sold.

*Note: The price is not recalculated to the current value. It refers to the actual final price at the time the item was sold.


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