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Cameo of Venus and Cupid, Probably a Hat Badge Mounted as a Pendant

A work made of gold, chalcedony, enamel, pearls, and glass.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of gold, chalcedony, enamel, pearls, and glass.

Date:

c. 1500-c. 1550 (cameo and frame); c. 1575-c. 1600 (pendant)

Artist:

Italian

About this artwork

On View

Applied Arts of Europe, Gallery 238

Title

Cameo of Venus and Cupid, Probably a Hat Badge Mounted as a Pendant

Origin

Northern Italy

Date

1500–1600

Medium

Gold, chalcedony, enamel, pearls, and glass

Dimensions

10.8 × 4.9 cm (4 1/4 × 1 15/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Marilynn B. Alsdorf

Reference Number

1992.536

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