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Suite of jewelry with gold filigree mounts around micromosaic oval scenes of Rome in cobalt blue borders; comprising a necklace centered by a view of St Peter's, with various ruins, and the Colisseum, and Pantheon; a pair of gold bracelets each with one arch view, a pair of earrings, and a pair of brooches.

This is a suite of micro-mosaic jewelry from Italy. It is dated 1800–25 and we acquired it in 1991. Gift of Frederick Saal in honor of Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Saal. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

gold, glass mosaics

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (necklace, on flat surface): 0.4 x 45.5 x 2.8 cm (3/16 x 17 15/16 x 1 1/8 in.) H x W x D (bracelet): 0.4 x 2.3 x 18.9 cm (3/16 x 7/8 x 7 7/16 in.) H x W x D (bracelet): 0.4 x 2.4 x 18.3 cm (3/16 x 15/16 x 7 3/16 in.) H x W x D (earrings): 1 x 1.2 x 3.5 cm (3/8 x 1/2 x 1 3/8 in.) H x W x D (earrings): 1 x 1.2 x 3.5 cm (3/8 x 1/2 x 1 3/8 in.) H x W x D (brooch): 0.9 x 3.1 x 2.3 cm (3/8 x 1 1/4 x 7/8 in.) H x W x D (brooch): 0.9 x 3.2 x 2.3 cm (3/8 x 1 1/4 x 7/8 in.) H x W x D (pendant): 0.3 x 2 x 1.5 cm (1/8 x 13/16 x 9/16 in.)

This object was donated by Frederick Saal

This object is the first item in a set that contains 8 objects.

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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