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1905

  • Work on this object ended.

1962

  • We acquired this object.

2015

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Cameo (USA), ca. 1900

This is a Cameo. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is shell, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Mrs. L. H. Domke.

  • Earrings, 2014
  • white gold, cameos, diamonds.
  • Courtesy of FD Gallery.
  • 20.2015.4a/c

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 4 x 3 x 1.2 cm (1 9/16 x 1 3/16 x 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Cameo (USA), ca. 1900; shell, gold; H x W x D: 4 x 3 x 1.2 cm (1 9/16 x 1 3/16 x 1/2 in.); Gift of Mrs. L. H. Domke; 1962-188-5

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