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Georgian glass cameo Roman Pantheon

£350.00 Approx $443.04, €408.4

Code: 12293



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.

OBJECT: Cameo

CULTURE: Georgian

DATE: c. 18th - 19th century AD

MATERIAL: Glass

SIZE: 31mm x 5mm

WEIGHT: 10.80 grams

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, Gloucester.