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Cameo

Personal Ornament, Cameo

Works of Art (26)

Bona Sforza, Queen of Poland, ca. 1530–40, Giovanni (Gian) Jacopo (Giacomo) Caraglio (Italian), Kraków, Sardonyx with inlaid gold and silver details; mounted as a pendant in gold with enamel, pearl, and ruby (17.190.869)
Cameo fragment with marine animals, first half of 1st century A.D., Roman, Glass (81.10.347)
Cameo fragment, 1st century B.C.–mid-1st century A.D.; Early Imperial, Augustan or Julio-Claudian, Roman, Glass; cast in two layers or blown and cased, then carved (11.91.5a)
Cameo of the Virgin and Child, ca. 1050–1100, Byzantine (probably Constantinople); mounted in Paris ca. 1800 in a gold frame by Adrien Jean Maximillian Vachette (French), Agate (2007.445)
Cameo with Hercules, ca. 1220, Probably made in southern Italy, Sardonyx with modern gold frame (38.150.23)
Cameo, ca. 1835, George W. Jamison (American), cameo cutter; William Rose (American), metalworker, Helmet-conch shell, enamel, gold (2000.562)
Cameo: Silhouette portrait of Grand Duchess Maria Feodorovna and Grand Duke Paul, dated 1791, Russian; Saint Petersburg, Cut glass (1999.525)
Christ Crucified between the Virgin and Saint John, 14th century, Probably French, Onyx; mounted, probably a pendant in gold with enamel and rock crystal (40.20.59)
Disk Brooch with Cameo and Cabochons, brooch ca. 600, cameo 100–300, Langobardic (mount), Roman (cameo), Gold sheet; settings of onyx, cameo, glass (red and green cabochons); wire (95.15.101)
Education of the Infant Bacchus, first half of 19th century, Niccolò Amastini (Italian), Rome, Onyx; framed in gold with four perforations for attachment (40.20.30)
Emperor Augustus above a Double Capricorn, late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D., Roman, Sardonyx; later mounted in gold for suspension (29.175.4)
Enkolpion: Cameo of an Archangel (Michael?), probably 14th century, Byzantine (Constantinople?), Sardonyx (40.20.58)
The Fall of Phaeton, third quarter of 19th century, Adolphe David (French), Onyx (40.20.12)
Head of Medusa, mid-19th century, Benedetto Pistrucci (Italian), England, Red jasper cameo, mounted in gold with white enamel by Carlo Giuliano (2003.431)
Intaglio with Bonus Eventus (Success), 1st center B.C.–3rd century A.D., Roman, Plasma (81.6.100)
Intaglio with Dionysos holding the thyrsos and a cup, late 4th–3rd century B.C., Greek, Hellenistic, Banded agate (81.6.9)
Intaglio with Eros carrying the weapons of Herakles, 1st century B.C., Roman, Almandine garnet (81.6. 31)
Intaglio with Hermes pulling up a figure emerging from the ground, 3rd–2nd century B.C., Italic, Hellenistic, Banded agate (81.6.28)
Intaglio with Winged Nike in a chariot drawn by two serpents, 1st century B.C.–3rd century A.D., Roman, Late Republican or Imperial, Carnelian (81.6.102)
Jugate Portraits of Emperor Charles V and King Philip II of Spain (obverse) and Empress Isabella (reverse), 1550, Leone Leoni (Italian), Milan, Onyx (38.150.9)
Nessus Abducting Deianira, ca. 1815–25, Giuseppe Girometti (Italian), after Bertel Thorvaldsen (Danish), Rome, Sardonyx; mounted in gold for display (2004.164)
Parure: Tiara, Brooch, and Necklace, mid-19th century, Luigi Saulini (Italian), Rome, Onyx; all mounted in gold (40.20.55a–c)
Pendant Brooch with Cameo of Enthroned Virgin and Child, cameo 11th–12th century; Rus' mount 12th–14th century, Byzantine (Constantinople), Chalcedony cameo in gold mount with pearls, emeralds, garnets, sapphires, and sardonyx intaglio (2007.9)
Subjects after Antique Cameos and Gems, 16th century, Italian, Engraving, 1st state (41.72[2.169])
Thalia, probably second quarter of 19th century, Giuseppe Girometti (Italian), Rome, Onyx (40.20.38)
Young Woman with a Torch and a Vase, ca. 1770–90, Giovanni Pichler, Rome, Sardonyx; mounted in gold as a ring (39.22.42)