Miniature with portrait bust of Pope Leo XIII (1810-1903).
Embellished porcelain process.
Late 19th Century.
Height: 6 cm (2-1/4 in.) - Width: 4 cm (1-1/2 in.).
Fine, gilded and chiseled bronze frame, designed as a cartouche with decor of scrolled acanthus leaves, shells, bowed ribbons and putti's head.
Height: 16 cm (6-1/4 in.) - Width: 9 cm (3-1/2 in.).
Leo XIII succeeded Pope Pius IX on February 20, 1878 and reigned until his death in 1903. He is buried at the basilica of St. John Lateran.
- Item(s) quantity: 1
- Expertissim Reference: 2011050283