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A "Marlborough Gem": Bust of a woman in profile, her back to the spectator

Date: 19th century
Culture: Italian or British
Medium: Onyx, glued to a dark brown sardonyx(?) ground, mounted in gold for display, with enamel, smaller cameos, and a pearl.
Dimensions: Overall: 5 3/8 x 3 5/8 in. (13.7 x 9.1 cm); central cameo, visible (confirmed): 55.8 x 38.5 mm
Classification: Metalwork-Gold and Platinum
Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number: 17.190.867

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