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Sealstone: CG 598

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Head of a Hellenistic prince, hair bound in a fillet, facing in profile to the left. Mount: gilt metal fob, closed back gadrooned, baluster stem, c. 1700

Notes

History note: Perceval Bequest

Measurements and weight

14
15.5

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed by Perceval, Spencer George

Dating

16th Century-17th Century#
Circa 1500 - Circa 1700

Components of the work

Intaglio

Materials used in production

Lapis lazuli

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CG 598
Primary reference Number: 124874
Gem catalogue number: B 270(CM)
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 10 December 2015 Last processed: Wednesday 7 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Sealstone" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/124874 Accessed: 2024-07-15 06:21:58

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