Micromosaic / Micro-Mosaic / Micro Mosaic plaque of a Pointer
A rectangular micro-mosic set in black vitreous paste of a standing Pointer working near undergrowth where a rabbit can be seen within the flora.
Possibly from the works shops at 134 Via del Babuino, Rome of Luigi Cavaliere Moglia, (1813ca - 1878).
A similar mosaic by Luigi Cavaliere Moglia is illustrated in page 112, of Roman Mosaic L'Arte del Micromosaico Fra "700" E "800" by Roberto Grieco and Arianna Gambino
Italian, circa 1850
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