May 16, 2020 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Lorenzo Cassio Micromosaic Plaque of Madonna

(Italian, 1874-1925)

Madonna at Prayer, after Giovanni Battista Salvi, Il Sassoferrato, (1609-1685), Rome, late 19th century, micromosaic with black marble surround, remnant of label verso for "Pietro in Vaticano Studio Del Mosaico" listing Cassio as artist, wood panel backing, 11-1/4 x 8-3/4 in.(sight); later gilt composite frame, 17 x 14-1/2 in.

Note: A large micromosaic panel of Madonna and Child by Lorenzo Cassio sold for $50,000, Christie's, New York, October, 17, 2017, lot 115

Provenance:Private Florida Collection


tiny loss halfway on the bridge of the nose, minor flaking on right where hair meets the robe, separations to frame at joints, very light surface abrasions to plaque

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
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