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1926.12 (RS6971)

Description

Blue oval "lava" cameo depicting a Bacchante.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1880
Location of origin
Italy
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Cameo
cameos
Classical
Relief
Sculpture
Dimensions
1 9/16 x 1 1/4 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1926.12
Credit Line
Gift of William Brewster
GUSN
100740
Reference Notes
For information on cameos see Bennett, David and Daniela Mascetti, "Understanding Jewellery," (1989); Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 1 (1991): 215-232; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 227-236; Miller, Anna M. "Cameos Old & New," 3rd Edition (2005).
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Title Lava cameo Accession number 1926.12 Notes Jewelry and related items donated by William Brewster:
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Title 19 Seals Accession number 1926.19

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