Attributed To Barberi, Italian 19th C. Micromosaic, Pietre Dure Marble And Malachite Table Top


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"Attributed To Barberi, Italian 19th C. Micromosaic, Pietre Dure Marble And Malachite Table Top"
Attributed To Barberi, An Italian Mid-19th Century Micromosaic And Pietre Dure Marble And Malachite Circular Tabletop
The central micromosaic panel depicting a mother hen and her chicks within a grassy landscape with rocks and plants in the foreground, within a malachite border and brocatelle marble outer border, the black marble top set into a wooden surround.

The subject is after a painting by Johann Wenzel Peter (1745-1829) now in the Vatican Museums.

Literature:
Jeanette Hanisee Gabriel "Micromosaics, Private Collections", pages 140 et 141, Similar subject by Gioacchino Barberi (1772-1857) with identical subject of "Hen and Chicks" and also "Rooster, Hen and Chicks". (Nos. 101 et 102).

Micromosaic scene: 13cm high, 15cm wide
Black marble tabletop: 39cm diameter
Wooden border tabletop: 49cm diameter
Price : $10,000
Artist : Attributed To Barberi, After A Painting By Johann Wenzel Peter (1745-1829) Now In The Vatican Museums.
Period: 19th century
Style: Other Style
Condition : Very good

Material : Micromosaic
Diameter : 49cm

Reference : 282
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