The Legend of Coriolanus on an exceptional glass Intaglio
18th century; length 34 mm (1’’); Dark orange glass Intaglio showing the meeting between the Volscian army led by Gn. Marcius Coriolanus and Roman womens (Livius, Ad Urbe Condita, II, 40); in exergue, cupid on biga.
Faint traces of gilding; probably made by a sulphur impression of an antique Intaglio.
From a private Collection, London.