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Nymph and swan

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

Maker: Mount by the firm of Fortunato Pio Castellani (Italian, 1794–1865)
Date: ca. 1830–40
Culture: Italian, Rome
Medium: Agate cameo; gold mount with black enamel
Dimensions: Overall: 1 11/16 x 1 3/8 in. (4.3 x 3.4 cm); visible cameo: 26.9 x 18.6 mm
Classification: Lapidary Work-Gems
Credit Line: Purchase, Assunta Sommella Peluso, Ada Peluso, and Romano I. Peluso Gift, in memory of Ignazio Peluso, 2007
Accession Number: 2007.30

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