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Cameo shell
(c. 1850)

Medium
Queen Helmet (Cassis madagascariensis)
Measurements
15.7 × 17.5 × 24.8 cm
Place/s of Execution
(Naples), Italy
Accession Number
D23-1990
Department
International Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Bequest of Miss Mary Turner Shaw, 1990
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Digitisation Champion Ms Carol Grigor through Metal Manufactures Limited
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Carved with profile bust portraits of Jupiter and Juno, classical border.