A Return to the Grand Tour: Micromosaic Jewels from the Collection of Elizabeth Locke

27 April–5 September 2019

Exhibition Overview

Jewels Micromosaic.jpeg

Parrot, 19th century, micromosaic set in gold as pendant with tsavorite and demantoid garnet.

Featuring 92 works ranging from jewelry to paperweights to domestic wares, A Return to the Grand Tour: Micromosaic Jewels from the Collection of Elizabeth Locke demonstrates the popularity of micromosaics as travel souvenirs in the mid-18th to late 19th century. Curated by Dr. Susan J. Rawles, VMFA associate curator of American painting and decorative art.

(Photo courtesy of the Collection of Elizabeth Locke.)

Read More

Similar Exhibitions

We use our own and third party cookies to enable you to navigate around our Site, use its features and engage on social media, and to allow us to perform analytics, remember your preferences, provide services that you have requested and produce content and advertisements tailored to your interests, both on our Site as well as others. For more information, or to learn how to change your cookie or marketing preferences, please see our updated Privacy Policy & Cookie Policy.

Close