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Head of Medusa

Cameo by Benedetto Pistrucci (Italian, 1783–1855, active England)

Maker:
Mount by Carlo Giuliano (Italian, working in England, ca. 1831–1895)
Date:
cameo 1840–50, mount ca. 1860
Culture:
Italian, executed in England (London)
Medium:
Red jasper mounted in gold with white enamel
Dimensions:
Visible cameo, overall: 2 1/8 in. (5.3 cm), 53.2 mm Overall (in setting): 2 11/16 x 2 11/16 in. (6.8 x 6.8 cm)
Classification:
Lapidary Work-Gems
Credit Line:
Purchase, Assunta Sommella Peluso, Ada Peluso, and Romano I. Peluso Gift, in memory of Ignazio Peluso, 2003
Accession Number:
2003.431
230969

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