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Micromosaic plaque of a Lewchen
A rectangular micromosic set in black vitreous paste of a recumbent pampered Lewchen / Pomeranian resting upon a rich red velvet tasselled cushion.
Possibly from the works shops at 134 Via del Babuino, Rome of Luigi Cavaliere Moglia, (1813ca - 1878).
A rare subject matter for a mosaic.
Italian, circa 1850