Micromosiac pendant with Christ

Micromosiac pendant with Christ

Castellani and Sons, Rome

Gold, gold and glass tesserae, and enamel

3 1/4 x 2 1/4 x 1/2 inches

"Mosaics of this subject are recorded in the Castellani archives" (p. 172).

Private collection

Other Micromosaics and Medieval Subjects

  • Reverse of pendant
  • Micomosaic brooch with the Hand of God
  • Micromosiac pendant with Christ
  • Brooch with micromosiac griffin in the early medieval stryle
  • I would like to thank Susan Weber Soros, Director of the Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture, which holds copyright on this image, and the owners of the original object, for sharing this image with the Victorian Web.