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