A Gold And Micromosaic Staurogram Brooch By Castellani c.1860
A Gold And Micromosaic Staurogram Brooch By Castellani c.1860
A Gold And Micromosaic Staurogram Brooch By Castellani c.1860
A Gold And Micromosaic Staurogram Brooch By Castellani c.1860
A Gold And Micromosaic Staurogram Brooch By Castellani c.1860

A Gold And Micromosaic Staurogram Brooch By Castellani c.1860

c. 1860 Italy

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The exceptionally crafted brooch of staurogram form depicting the overlapping Greek letters T ‘tau’ and P ‘rho’ in yellow gold set throughout with an exquisitely fine micromosaic pattern in blue and silver colour tesserae within a gold twisted wirework border.

18ct gold

23.10gms.

Very good
This brooch is illustrated in 'The Power of Jewellery' by Nancy Schiffer, pp.226
See also 'Castellani & Giuliano - Revivalist Jewellers of the Ninteenth Century' by Geoffrey C. Munn for further illustrations of Castellani jewellery featuring early Christograms.
Stock Code
BRO 115807
Medium
A Staurogram gold and micromosaic brooch
Signed/Inscribed
18ct gold c1860
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