Signed and dated on the back: “Giacomo Raffaelli/fece/ Roma 1790”
Mounted on gilded metal.
7.2 (ø) cm
A.M. Massinelli, Giacomo Raffaelli (1753-1836) Maestro di Stile e di Mosaico
Rome 2018, p. 270, n. 318.
The vase depicted on this micromosaic is decorated with Cupid riding Pegasus, a model taken by an engraved gem by Giovanni Pichler (Naples, 1734 - Rome, 1791) of which the plaster cast is in the Beazley Archive, University of Oxford.