- Museum number
Intaglio; chrysoprase; nymph seated to left, draped over the knees, binding two large cornucopiae, which Cupid supports from the other side; in earlier enamelled and gilt sliding mount.
- Production date
Length: 0.84 inches
- Curator's comments
- Text from Dalton 1915, Catalogue of Engraved Gems:
In a gilt slide with seventeenth-century enamel.
L. Natter, Traité de la méthode antique en pierres fines, 1754, pl. xviii.
Supplementary information to Dalton 1915:
Dalton dated this as eighteenth century but since the stone is not a later edition and the enamelling is seventeenth century, the gem must be seventeenth century or earlier.
- Not on display
- Most of blue, black and white enamel on back has gone..
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Other BM number: 1890,0601.131 (Greek and Roman reg.no)