Pendant Brooch with Cameo of Enthroned Virgin and Child and Christ Pantokrator

Date: late 11th–12th century (cameo); 12th–14th century (mount)
Culture: Byzantine
Medium: Chalcedony cameo; gold mount with pearls, emeralds, garnets, sapphires, and a sardonyx intaglio
Dimensions: Overall: 2 13/16 x 2 3/16 x 5/8 in. (7.2 x 5.5 x 1.6 cm) Chalcedony: 1 1/2 x 1 1/4 in. (3.8 x 3.2 cm)
Classification: Lapidary Work-Chalcedony
Credit Line: Purchase, Acquisitions Fund, Christopher C. Grisanti and Suzanne P. Fawbush, Austin B. Chinn, and Katharine R. Brown Gifts, Gifts of Marx Freres, J. Pierpont Morgan, and Mrs. Frank D. Millett, by exchange, and funds from various donors, 2007
Accession Number: 2007.9

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