Micromosaic momentos were often brought back from the Grand Tour of Europe - made in Italy it was a skill honed over the centuries and reached their pinnacle of popularity in the late 19th century - examples of this skilled craft became a very popular momento or souvenier for wealthy British on their tour of Europe. Made made Tesserae either tiny pieces of glass or enamel cemented in place to create beautiful patterns and designs, often used in delicate jewellery etc. This example may have been brought back before WWI or just afterwards and. 2.25" long (58mm) x 1 5/8th" wide (44mm) and approxmately 1/8th" (4mm) deep3 7/8" long, 2" wide, 3/4" deep when closed. Weight 28 grams before packing.But bear in mind if the item is going to weigh over 2kg after packing we will have to use a Courier and there is often a steep increase in prices then? We will be happy to quote for couriers too.
Please check with your country? The item "Antique Italian Micro Mosaic Photo Frame Daisy Miniature WWI Soldier Photo Boxed" is in sale since Tuesday, May 26, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts". The seller is "moorwinds" and is located in Truro. This item can be shipped worldwide.