Portrait cameo thought to depict one of the Roman Caesars.
Cameo jewel from the 'Girona' by Unknown Artist, c. 1588
Photograph © Ulster Museum
- Gold, pearls, lapis lazuli
- 4.1 x 2.7 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £35,000 ( Total: £35,000)
- Acquired in:
- Maritime & Coastguard Agency
The cameo is in excellent condition and it retains its eight pearls and the green enamel in the two settings at the top.
Found in the 'Girona' wreck site in 1997