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Mosaic medallion of polychrome birds on a branch. Ground white. Elaborate setting of scrolls and grapevine with three long pendants.

Marks

Marked "INNOCENTI" in oval

Provenance

Purchased in Rome in 1883 by Miss C. L. French; 1915, bequest of Miss C. L. French to the Museum of Fine Arts.

Credit Line

Bequest of Caroline Louise Williams French

Italian (Rome), about 1870

Object Place

Rome, Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 8.9 x 5.1 cm (3 1/2 x 2 in.)

Accession Number

15.232

Medium or Technique

Micromosaic of glass tesserae; gold

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches