Victorian micro mosaic and gold brooch

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An oval Grand Tour micro mosaic of a temple set in goldstone and bezel set in a pale 9k gold frame with a single wire work border with safety chain - these intricate and delicate pictures created from hundreds of pieces of differently coloured glass called tesserae were a popular souvenir from European trips to Italy - unmarked - total weight 15.5grms - dimensions 41mm x 34mm including brooch mount - Europe c.1860

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