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Pendant with a Cameo of Orpheus Charming the Animals

A work made of chalcedony, gold, and enamel.
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  • A work made of chalcedony, gold, and enamel.

Date:

c. 1550-c. 1600 (cameo); 19th or 20th century (mount)

Artist:

Italian

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 238

Department

Applied Arts of Europe

Artist

Alessandro Masnago

Title

Pendant with a Cameo of Orpheus Charming the Animals

Origin

Europe

Date

1550–1600

Medium

Chalcedony, gold, and enamel

Dimensions

12.4 × 6.6 cm (4 7/8 × 2 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Marilynn B. Alsdorf

Reference Number

1991.379

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