Pair of Antique Silver GIlt Malachite Roman Emperors Busts

Pair of Antique Silver GIlt Malachite Roman Emperors Busts

c. 1850 Italy

Offered by Bernardo Antichità

£12,000 gbp
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Silversmith Ignazio Borgognoni (active 1843-1865), Rome 1850 ca.

The two busts depicting the Emperors Augusto and Caracalla mounted on a goat feet malachite base. The fastener of Caracalla's toga set with a round shape cabochon cut garnet. Under the base there is a Roman panoply decoration.

Marked on the base with the maker’s mark and under the base with the Vatican marks.

21.5 cm height
Excellent
Medium
Silver, Malachite
Bernardo Antichità

Bernardo Antichità
Ponte Vecchio 44 & Four Seasons Hotel
Firenze
50125
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