This is an interesting round cameo depicting a group of Roman gods. The cameo is presumably cast in glass in two layers. This is clearly an imitation of a layered agate and of an ancient Roman gem, The glass under magnification and a strong light have hues of dark red/brown. It depicts eight Roman gods and an eagle next to a shield.
DATE: c. 18th - 19th century AD
SIZE: 31mm x 5mm
WEIGHT: 10.80 grams
PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, Gloucester.
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