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Americana and Paintings

April 8 - April 9, 2016

Lot #619
DepartmentMiscellaneous
Sold For$27,000.00(hammer price)
 $32,400.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedApril 22, 2016

Description

RARE MICRO-MOSAIC PANEL BY CESARE ROCCHEGGIANI Late 19th Century
Depicts Castel Sant' Angelo, Ponte Sant' Angelo, the Tiber River and a distant view of Saint Peter's Basilica. Two circular labels attached verso inscribed C. Roccheggiani, Sole Manufactory of Roman Mosaics, 1213 Via Condotti, Rome, Italy". 17" x 32.75"."

Condition

Good condition with no obvious mars, losses or damages noted. Some areas of surface grime mostly concentrated to sky area and spider droppings at lower right. Light losses to edge molding area that does not affect the mosaic portion of the piece. Mosaic dimensions: 14 7/8 x 30 1/2". Approximate weight: 45 lbs.

Provenance: Private collection, Connecticut."

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