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19Th Century Micromosaic Plaque Colosseum Rome Grand Tour Circa 1870 Europe Ancient Italy Roman Empire

19Th Century Micromosaic Plaque Colosseum Rome Grand Tour Circa 1870 Europe Ancient Italy Roman Empire

A rare & important micromosaic rectangular plaque, Italy, third quarter of the 19th century, colorfully depicting a Grand Tour scene featuring Europeans strolling about the ruins of the Colosseum in Rome, housed in a period gilt floral form frame, is of museum quality & would make an impressive addition to any fine household or collection….

Siena

Siena

On the other side of the Chianti countryside from Florence is Siena, a Tuscan town rife with tradition and mood. Siena is best known as the site of the Palio. This twice-yearly, bareback horserace is held in the central Piazza del Campo, the heart of this UNESCO city. The Palio is a race that can…