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Oval medallion; hone-stone; carved with bust to right, of young lady with bare head, dressed with pearls, cross on breast and dress ornamented with quatrefoils; black frame.
- Production date
Length: 3 centimetres (stone)
Length: 4.70 centimetres (total incl frame)
Weight: 15 grammes
Width: 2.30 centimetres (stone)
Width: 3.90 centimetres (total incl frame)
Depth: 0.70 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Provenance: Baron Anselm von Rothschild, Vienna, by 1866 (cat. no. 359).
Bibliography: Charles Hercules Read, 'The Waddesdon Bequest: Catalogue of the Works of Art bequeathed to the British Museum by Baron Ferdinand Rothschild, M.P., 1898', London, 1902, no. 253; O.M. Dalton, 'The Waddesdon Bequest', 2nd edn (rev), British Museum, London, 1927, no.253.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- This collection is known as the Waddesdon Bequest under the terms of Baron Ferdinand Rothschild’s will.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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