Intaglio; glass paste; yellow-green (sulphur); oval; engraved with bust of Lady Emma Hamilton to left, hair with one braid and wearing band; signed; with plaster cast, pale beige.
- Made in: London
- (Europe,British Isles,England,London)
- Length: 3.4 centimetres
Compare with 1867,0708.1
30 June 2000
Examination of the condition. .
Until 1999 packed in an inappropriate packing material of yellow foam, and possible problems noticed in the whole collection.
Whole collection of Tassie gems stored in Plastazote (polyethylene), in their cardboard boxes, an inert packing material; (M&LA MAs in 1999). Examination under electron microscope, x10-40. Whole collection of gems investigated by Conservation Research and necessary samples taken. Possible problems caused by the ring.
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Object reference number: MCN6925
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