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Lotto 237 - Web-Auction 106

1.200,00 GBP
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A renaissance agate cameo mounted in a modern gold ring. Reclining Venus.

Late 16th century A.D.
Cameo 10x13 mm ; diam int. Ring 17 mm ; 9,36 grs

The figure is naked and lying on a bed covered with a drapery; next to it, a vase. Signs of wear.
For stylistic comparisons: Riccardo Gennaioli, The gems of the Medici at the Museo degli Argenti. Cameos and carvings in the collections of Palazzo Pitti (coordination Ornella Casazza), 2007 (reprint 2010), p. 184 n. 73-75.
U.K. private collection


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