Cameo of Venus and Cupid, Probably a Hat Badge Mounted as a Pendant

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

Date:

1575-1600

Artist:

Italian

About this artwork

On View

Arms, Armor, Medieval, and Renaissance, Gallery 238

Title

Cameo of Venus and Cupid, Probably a Hat Badge Mounted as a Pendant

Origin

Northern Italy

Date

1575–1600

Medium

Gold, chalcedony, enamel, pearls, and glass

Dimensions

10.8 × 4.9 cm (4 1/4 × 1 15/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Marilynn B. Alsdorf

Reference Number

1992.536

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