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Antique Italian Micro Mosaic Paper Weight ‘Views of Rome’

An Italian, Florentine, micro mosaic paper weight from the late 19th century. Of serpentine form the top inlaid with ‘Pliny’s Doves’ to the centre and four views of Rome. The Colosseum, The temple of Vespasian, St Peters & The Tomb of Cecilia Metella,

Height 3/4” (1.8cm)

Width 4 1/2” (11.5cm)

Depth 3 1/4” (8.2cm)


Circa 1890