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


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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

Condition:

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
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$5,535
05/16/2020

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