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Pendant: MAR.M.277-1912

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 32 (Rothschild)

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown (Probably)

Entities

Categories

Description

Gold frame, set with an onyx cameo, opaque white on greyish black, head of an Emperor, wreathed, facing in profile to the left, perhaps Tiberius.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Dating

16th Century
Circa 1500 CE - 1600 CE

School or Style

Renaissance
Roman Imperial

Components of the work

Cameo composed of onyx Height 9 cm Width 5.4 cm
Frame composed of gold

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.277-1912
Primary reference Number: 119031
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 10 December 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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