- Museum number
Chain of iron alternating with gold links, suspended from it: a fob with two cast-iron 'cameos' and an 'intaglio', in the classical style.
- Production date
- 1820 (circa)
Length: 80.20 centimetres (doubled chain)
Length: 2.30 centimetres (seal matrix)
- Curator's comments
- Text from catalogue of the Hull Grundy Gift (Gere et al 1984) no 167:
The 'intaglio' on the seal matrix is taken from a well-known antique gem, which was widely copied at this date, representing Omphale wearing the skin of the Nemean lion; the cameo 881 is a version signed WALTHER, an engraver of German origin. (Charlotte Gere).
- On display (G47/dc8)
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: HG.111.b (masterlist number)