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Locket

Shell mounted cameo locket, representing Minerva, mounted in gold filigree frame. White, beige and orange tones. Goddess's headdress represents 5 horses and chariot, with an angel behind, whose wing partially encircles the whole figure. Breast plate shows a face and a coiled snake, with a...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Winifred Atwood Frizell

Italian, 19th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

1972.627

Medium or Technique

Shell, gold

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Cameos