Includes a fine quality late 19th century Vatican workshop micro mosaic 14kt bulla pendant depicting a sultan? -hinging open to reveal a glass locket compartment, stamped with the crossed keys of the Vatican workshop, with raised letters verso reading, 'PAX' which signifies the kiss of peace. Accompanied by a beautiful 14kt Egyptian Revival single micro mosaic earring depicting a Pharaoh, and a micro mosaic of the Paestum? Total approx. weight of pendant and earring is 15 dwt. From a Darien, CT estate. Dimensions: pendant - 2.5" in length. Condition: Areas of tesserae loss on the pendant and earring; chip and cracks to areas of brooch, and a cut/tear to outer border.
Areas of tesserae loss on the pendant and earring; chip and cracks to areas of brooch, and a cut/tear to outer border.