Pendant with head of the Virgin

Maker:
Ottavio Miseroni (died 1624)
Date:
early 17th century
Culture:
probably Bohemian, Prague
Medium:
Heliotrope with enameled gold mount
Dimensions:
Height: 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm)
Classification:
Lapidary Work-Gems
Credit Line:
The Jack and Belle Linsky Collection, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.60.393
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 540
See 39.22.6 for a smaller version of this head of the Virgin in the form of a heliotrope cameo.
Jack and Belle Linsky (until 1982; to MMA)