Cameo

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1850-1880

GUSN

GUSN-100740

Description

Blue oval "lava" cameo depicting a Bacchante.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cameos
Classical
Sculpture
Relief
Cameo
Cameo

Additional Identification Number

183

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Italy

Dimensions

1 9/16 x 1 1/4 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Brewster

Accession Number

1926.12

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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