Not currently on display at the V&A

Cameo

late 18th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

One of 67 cameos in a wooden tray. From a collection of casts from gems by James Tassie, in late 18th century England.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
sulphur; paper
Brief Description
Oval cameo, three animal heads, a horse, a boar and an ibex, red sulphur mounted with gilt-edged paper
Physical Description
One of 67 cameos in a wooden tray. From a collection of casts from gems by James Tassie, in late 18th century England.
Dimensions
  • Height: 23mm
  • Width: 26mm
  • Depth: 10mm
Credit line
V&A Wedgwood Collection. Presented by Art Fund with major support from the National Lottery Heritage Fund, private donations and a public appeal
Associated Object
WE.2734-2014 (Group)
Other Number
60 - Tassie Gem number
Collection
Accession Number
WE.2734:41-2014

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record createdJune 18, 2019
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