Cameo set in a gold brooch (6.

25 cms across) and Cornelian intagio set in a gold seal (2.5 cms high) depicting portraits of William Constable. Pichler specialised in carving portrait cameos/intaglios for Grand Tourists in Rome.

Provenance

Commissioned from Pichler by William Constable (1721-91); by descent to Raleigh Charles Joseph Chicester-Constable; probably sold circa 1950.


Burton Constable Hall

Burton Constable, Skirlaugh, East Yorkshire, HU11 4LN
01964 562400
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January 14th - 5th April

10:00 - 16:00 Daily

April 6th - November 3rd

10:00 - 17:00 Tuesday to Sunday

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