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Cameo

1998.5086 (RS21895)

Description

Cameo surrounded by raised gold foliate trail rings; oval shape w/ flat amethyst center and applied ivory profile of a classical female atop amethyst.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1859
Inscriptions
Engraved on back of amethyst: ""Riverehouj(?)/ Graveun(?)""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
amethyst (mineral)
gold (metal)
ivory (tooth component)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
Amethyst
amethyst (mineral)
Birthday
birthdays
BROOCH
cameos
Classical
Classical Figure
figure- and animal-derived motifs
gold (metal)
Gold Plate
ivory (tooth component)
pins (jewelry)
Vegetable Ivory
Woman
women (female humans)
Dimensions
1.875 x 1.625 x 0.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5086
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24202

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