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Oval comesso cameo of Christ crowned with thorns

Image attached to M.24-1984

An image of Jewellery. Brooch/Pendant. Lamant, France. Set with an oval comesso cameo of Christ crowned with thorns, his head in profile to the right, his left hand, grasping a rod, resting on his chest. Rectangular with crenellated edge and an applied anthemion flanked by scrolls in each corner. Pin-fastening across the back and a loop for suspension at the top. Gold, shell, height 6.5 cm, width 5.5 cm, circa 1850.

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Jewellery. Brooch/Pendant. Lamant, France. Set with an oval comesso cameo of Christ crowned with thorns, his head in profile to the right, his left hand, grasping a rod, resting on his chest. Rectangular with crenellated edge and an applied anthemion flanked by scrolls in each corner. Pin-fastening across the back and a loop for suspension at the top. Gold, shell, height 6.5 cm, width 5.5 cm, circa 1850.

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  • Accession Number: M.24-1984
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 80
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3D II-31
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 882 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 0.97MB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 22/1
  • Captured: 2009:04:06 01:42:58

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19th Century anthemions brooch cameo cameo head Christ crenellated crown crown of thorns Fitz_AA French gold Jesus jewellery jewelry Lamant oval passion Passion of Christ profile religion religious shell shell cameo

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