Classical Revival Glass Intaglio of Salus

Classical Revival Glass Intaglio of Salus

Code: 10479


This is a Classical Revival glass intaglio, dating to the 18th - 19th century. It is cut with a standing figure of Salus, feeding serpent. The style is well done, imitation of an original Greek version from the 3rd - 4th century B.C. Such an intaglio would have been hung on a fob seal, by a gentleman possibly purchased on a Grand Tour.

OBJECT: Intaglio

CULTURE: Georgian

DATE: c. 18th - 19th century

MATERIAL:  Carnelian Glass

SIZE:  19mm x 13mm x 4mm 

WEIGHT:  1.5 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. European Collection, France.