The Fair Maid of Gatacre by English

A late antique amethyst cameo with a head of Medusa, probably 5th century AD, in a setting of interlaced scrolls in gold enamelled in black, white and blue, probably English.

Details

Medium:
Amethyst & gold Dimensions: 6 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,000 ( Total: £15,938)
Acquired in:
1983
Vendor:
S J Phillips

Provenance

Sotheby's, 1981.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

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