"papier presses" (1) - Marble, hard stones - Late 19th century

Description
"papier presses" (1) - Marble, hard stones - Late 19th century
Italy

Small octagonal paperweight made in black Belgium marble with a micro mosaic medallion in the centre depicting St. John Lateran basilica in Rome, the first out of four Rome’s basilicas dedicated to St. John the Baptist and Evangelist and the oldest Christian basilica of the West.
The peperweight measures 8 x 7 x 1 cm.
Preservation: a few speckles on the sides

Lot details
No. of items
1
Object
"papier presses"
Material
hard stones, Marble
Estimated Period
Late 19th century
Country of Origin
Italy
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
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