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view Unknown MET Townshend Bequest 1829-12-31 1820-01-01 ca. 1825 (made) Gold ring with an oval bezel with an antique onyx cameo depicting Cupid lighting a torch in a... Height: 2.2 cm, Width: 2.1 cm, Depth: 0.8 cm In one of the standardised settings in the bequest made by the Rev. Chauncey Hare Townshend 951 2014-08-29T19:22:54.000Z 2014-08-29T19:22:54.000Z 52.883289 In Storage -1.97685 gold, onyx Gold with an antique onyx cameo 1812-1869 18121869 O118270 Ring Gold ring with an oval bezel with an antique onyx cameo depicting Cupid lighting a torch in a... England 3 ring-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1829 1820 view
view W. Whitley MET Given by Colonel Guthrie 1794-12-31 1785-01-01 ca. 1790 (made) Gold ring, the marquise-shaped bezel set with an onyx cameo bust of an elderly man wearing a coat... Height: 2.6 cm, Width: 2 cm, Depth: 2.8 cm 1651 2014-08-29T19:26:02.000Z 2014-08-29T19:26:02.000Z 52.883289 In Storage -1.97685 'WHITLEY F[ecit]' gold, diamond, onyx Gold set with onyx and diamonds 7128-1860 71281860 O126036 Ring Gold ring, the marquise-shaped bezel set with an onyx cameo bust of an elderly man wearing a coat... England 3 ring-w-whitley 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z setting, lapidary 1794 1785 view
view 2006ap9935 jpg s Chambers, William (Sir) Thornton, Peter. ‘A Very Special Year: The Victoria and Albert Museum’s Furniture Acquisitions in... FWK Purchased with the assistance of the Brigadier Clark Fund through The Art Fund 1769-12-31 1769-01-01 1769 (made) Table, satinwood, inlaid with ebony, the top inlaid with specimen marbles. English, 1769.... Height: 75 cm, Width: 42.8 cm, Depth: 42.8 cm British Galleries, room 118d Designed by Sir William Chambers (born in Göteborg, Sweden, 1723, died in London, 1796); made in... 11008 Satinwood, inlaid with ebony, the top decorated with 'Antique' marble plaques. Designed by the... 2014-08-29T19:58:17.000Z 2014-08-29T19:58:17.000Z 51.506321 British Galleries, room 118d, case WEST PLINTH -0.12714 [Table] 'Cette table a été comandée et dessinée par Mr Chambers Premier Architect de sa Majesté... ebony, marble, lapis lazuli, onyx, satinwood, serpentine (mineral) Satinwood, oak and pine, inlaid with ebony and hardstones W.38:1 to 3-1977 w381977 O8156 Table 1 London 2006AP9935 dated 1769 Object Type This table, fitted with a single drawer, was probably originally used for serving... 3 VA table-chambers-william-sir 2014-08-04T00:00:00.000Z inlay (process) 1769 1769 view
view 2006ac3963 jpg s Unknown Ronald Lightbown, <u>Medieval European Jewellery</u>, London, Victoria and Albert Museum, 1992,... MET 1500-12-31 1400-01-01 1400-1500 (made) Pendant, silver, depicting the <i>Adoration of the Magi</i> with an onyx bead. Germany, 1400-1500. Length: 7.4 cm with ring, Width: 1.5 cm 18366 2014-08-29T20:32:35.000Z 2014-08-29T20:32:35.000Z 51.090839 In Storage 10.45424 Silver, gold, onyx Silver, silver gilt, onyx 509-1903 5091903 O15234 Pendant Pendant, silver, silver gilt, with an onyx bead. The cut-out figures are enclosed within a corded... Germany 2006AC3963 3 pendant-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z carving, gilding, stamping 1500 1400 view
view 2006ac4826 jpg s Unknown Lightbown, Ronald. <u>Medieval European Jewellery: with a catalogue of the collection in the... MET 1500-12-31 1300-01-01 1300-1500 (made) Ring brooch, gold set with rubies and an onyx cameo, Spain, 1300-1500 Length: 7.2 cm, Diameter: 4.6 cm, Height: 5.3 cm, Width: 5.1 cm, Depth: 1 cm 18369 2014-08-29T20:32:37.000Z 2014-08-29T20:32:37.000Z 39.89502 In Storage -2.98868 gold, onyx, rubies Gold, ruby, onyx 139-1879 1391879 O15244 Ring brooch Ring brooch, gold, ruby, onyx. The outer ring is formed of a lopped branch, naturalistically... Spain 2006AC4826 3 ring-brooch-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z engraved 1500 1300 view
view 2006at9101 jpg s Saulini, Thomas MET 1868-12-31 1857-01-01 ca. 1862-ca.1864 (made) First Class Badge of the Royal Order of Victoria and Albert with a cameo portrait of Victoria and... Height: 8.8 cm, Width: 4.3 cm, Depth: 1.4 cm, Height: 3 cm cameo, Width: 2.5 cm cameo Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of all Nations Jewellery, room 91 The Royal Order was a personal tribute by Victoria to her husband Albert following his untimely... The badge took the design of the portrait heads from the medals by William Wyon for the Great... 19940 2014-08-29T20:41:50.000Z 2014-08-29T20:41:50.000Z 41.903111 Jewellery, room 91, case 1, shelf 33 12.49576 Silver, gold, ruby, paste, emerald, onyx, diamonds Onyx cameo, with pastes, diamonds, rubies and emeralds, in silver and gold M.180-1976 m1801976 O18995 Badge 1 Double cameo portrait of Queen Victoria and the Prince Consort engraved in onyx. First Class... Rome 2006AT9101 3 VA badge-saulini-thomas 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z 1868 1857 view
view 2006bj4096 jpg s Unknown MET Given by Miss M. Blencowe 1625-12-31 1610-01-01 ca. 1615-1625 (made) Pendant of enamelled gold set with an onyx cameo of Queen Elizabeth I and with table-cut rubies... Height: 60 mm, Width: 31 mm, Depth: 10 mm Treasures of the Royal Courts: Tudors, Stuarts and the Russian Tsars (Victoria & Albert Museum) The Golden Age of the English Court: From Henry VIII to Charles I (Moscow Kremlin Museums 24 Oct 2012-27 Jan 2013) Jewellery, room 91 According to a family tradition, apparently first recorded in 1724, the jewel was made for... 29029 Treasures of the Royal Courts: Tudors, Stuarts and the Russian Tsars label text: The Barbor... 2014-08-29T21:24:34.000Z 2014-08-29T21:24:34.000Z 52.883289 Jewellery, room 91, case 7, shelf B, box 5 -1.97685 gold, diamond, ruby, onyx, pearl Enamelled gold, set with an onyx cameo, rubies and diamonds, and hung with pearls 889-1894 8891894 O33890 Pendant 1 Pendant of enamelled gold set with an onyx cameo of Queen Elizabeth I and with table-cut rubies... England 2006BJ4096 Date of setting. Cameo: 1575-85. According to a family tradition, this jewel was made for William Barbor (died 1586). He was a... 3 VA the-barbor-jewel-pendant-unknown 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z enamelled The Barbor Jewel 1625 1610 view
view T&P Cyril W Beaumont Bequest 1884-12-31 1804-01-01 1804-1884 (made) Onyx cross belonging to ballerina Marie Taglioni (1804-1884). Length: 105 mm, Width: 57 mm, Depth: 13 mm In an envelope marked in Margaret Rolfe's hand: "List of the souvenirs. Madame Taglioni gave me... 57609 2014-08-29T23:03:07.000Z 2014-08-29T23:03:07.000Z In Storage onyx Onyx S.807-2001 s8072001 O63753 Jewellery Bold onyx cross 3 jewellery 2013-09-27T00:00:00.000Z 1884 1804 view
view 2006al0166 jpg s Unknown MET Carew Gift 1739-12-31 1720-01-01 1720-1739 (made) Covered silver bowl decorated with niello and set with cameos, a Turkish coin and enamel,... Height: 10.2 cm, Length: 23.5 cm with handles, Width: 19.9 cm Silver, room 69 Acquisition RF: 21/4191. Carew Gift. Note in register says: Compare Hungarian sabre and scabbard... 61734 Silver Gallery: This exquisite bowl was possibly used by a wealthy lady for storing personal... 2014-08-29T23:18:58.000Z 2014-08-29T23:18:58.000Z 46.35313 Silver, room 69, case 9 23.35364 Turkish Coin set in marked AH 1143 (AD 1731) Silver, enamel, onyx, bloodstone Embossed silver decorated with niello, enamel, parcel-gilt in bloodstone and onyx, with scrollwork M.282:1, 2-1921 m2821921 O92792 Covered bowl 1 Silver bowl decorated with niello and set with cameos, a Turkish coin and enamel, parcel-gilt in... Transylvania 2006AL0166 Welby: Perhaps from the Moscow Armoury workshops, the handles cast from Hamburg-made handles? This exquisite bowl was possibly used by a wealthy women for storing personal accessories. It may... 3 VA covered-bowl-unknown 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z niello, gilding, embossing 1739 1720 view
view 2006ab9837 jpg s Unknown MET Given by Dame Joan Evans 1630-12-31 1615-01-01 ca. 1620-30 (made) Hat badge enamelled with gold with an onyx cameo of a young man, Western Europe, about 1620-30. Height: 3.2 cm, Width: 2.9 cm, Height: 0.14 cm cameo, Width: 0.11 cm cameo Jewellery, room 91 63979 2014-08-29T23:30:03.000Z 2014-08-29T23:30:03.000Z 52.976181 Jewellery, room 91, case 7, shelf B, box 1 7.85784 gold, enamel, onyx Enamelled gold, set with onyx M.69-1975 m691975 O68072 Hat badge 1 Hat badge enamelled with gold with an onyx cameo of a classical male figure, surrounded by spokes... Europe 2006AB9837 3 VA hat-badge-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1630 1615 view
view 2006an6529 jpg s Unknown Gioielli dall'India dai Moghul al Novecento, Milano, 1996, page 166. no. 126 SSEA 1854-12-31 1845-01-01 ca. 1850 (made) Gold Armlet, enamalled and set with rubies and diamonds, Jaipur, Rajasthan, ca. 1850. Length: 8.2 cm, Width: 7.8 cm Jaipur was renowned for its enamelling in the 19th century (Jacob and Hendley) and because of the... 64331 2014-08-29T23:31:45.000Z 2014-08-29T23:31:45.000Z 26.62291 In Storage 73.87944 gold, onyx, diamonds, rubies Gold, enamelled and set with rubies and diamonds 08668(IS) 08668is O68455 Jewellery Gold armlet, enamelled and set with rubies and diamonds. The Makara head terminals have ruby and... Rajasthan 2006AN6529 3 jewellery-unknown 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z 1854 1845 view
view 2006ay0681 jpg s Bissinger, Georges MET Given by Carlo and Arthur Giuliano 1869-12-31 1860-01-01 ca. 1865 (made) Pendant, gold, enamelled & set with an onyx cameo of Marie de Medici by Georges Bissinger,... Height: 10.4 cm, Width: 4.5 cm, Depth: 2 cm Jewellery, room 91 The cameo portrait of Marie de Medici, Queen of France (1573-1642), is after a cameo in the... 69613 2014-08-29T23:58:48.000Z 2014-08-29T23:58:48.000Z 51.506321 Jewellery, room 91, case 54, shelf B, box 4 -0.12714 'G. Bissinger' '3204' 'CG' gold, enamel, ruby, onyx, sapphire, pearl Enamelled gold, set with rubies, sapphires and pearls, and with a cameo of carved onyx 165-1900 1651900 O72523 Pendant 1 Pendant, enamelled gold set with rubies, sapphires and pearls, and with an onyx cameo portrait of... London 2006AY0681 In the 19th century many designers used historical styles. This piece looks back to the elaborate... 3 VA pendant-bissinger-georges 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z 1869 1860 view
view 2007bp6019 jpg s Unknown Sir A H Church, <u>Precious Stones: A Guide to the Townshend Collection</u>, 1883, Chapman and... MET Bequeathed by the Rev. Chauncy Hare Townshend 1869-12-31 1800-01-01 1800-1869 (made) Ring, chalcedony (layered agate, also known as onyx) set in gold, made in Europe, 1800-1869 Height: 0.75 in, Width: 0.416 in Jewellery, room 91 The Reverend Chauncy Hare Townshend bequeathed his important collection of 154 gems to the South... 71948 2014-08-30T00:10:21.000Z 2014-08-30T00:10:21.000Z 52.976181 Jewellery, room 91, case 50, shelf L, box 147 7.85784 gold, chalcedony, onyx Chalcedony (layered agate, also known as onyx) set in gold 1209-1869 12091869 O74576 Ring 1 Ring of white and brown striped onyx set in a plain gold mount. Europe 2007BP6019 Chalcedony is a variety of quartz and includes all agates, onyx, cornelian and chrysoprase. It is... 3 VA ring-unknown 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z 1869 1800 view
view 2006at8659 jpg s Martin, Jean MET Given by Mrs Carew from the Faquhar Matheson Collection 1770-12-31 1770-01-01 1770 (made) Nautilus shell cup mounted in gold set with onyx, chalcedony, glass intaglios and one cameo. The... Height: 24 cm, Width: 15.5 cm, Depth: 11.2 cm Jewellery, room 91 mezzanine Historical significance: The cup is one of Jean Martin's first commissions for King Stanislaus... 74360 2014-08-30T00:21:20.000Z 2014-08-30T00:21:20.000Z 52.235352 Jewellery, room 91 mezzanine, case 65, shelf B, box 4 21.009359 'J.MARTIN FAIT A VARSOVIE LE 26 AOUT 1770' Glass, gold, shell, chalcedony, onyx Nautilus shell mounted in gold set with onyx, chalcedony and glass intaglios and one cameo. The central intaglio on the shell is blue glass M.281-1921 m2811921 O112779 Cup 1 cup made from nautilus shell mounted in gold set with sardonyx, chalcedony and paste (glass)... Warsaw 2006AT8659 The Neo-classical passion for engraved gems and cameos is expressed in this cup made from a... 3 VA cup-martin-jean 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1770 1770 view
view 2006af1529 jpg s Unknown <u>List of Objects in the Art Division, South Kensington, Acquired During the Year 1871, Arranged... SCP 0550-12-31 0250-01-01 Between 250 and 550 CE (made) Intaglio depicting a stag, circular layered agate, variety 'onyx', set in silver-gilt ring;... Diameter: 11.5 mm approximate Engraved gemstones of all dates were widely collected in Italy in the eighteenth and nineteenth... Ex Waterton Collection. Edmund Waterton (1830-81) is referred to as one of a group of 'pioneer... 82276 2014-08-30T00:55:23.000Z 2014-08-30T00:55:23.000Z 33.24052 In Storage 43.68985 silver-gilt, onyx, gemstone, microquartz, layered agate Engraved gemstone 579-1871 5791871 O106586 Intaglio English pounds, shillings and pence £2 Circular intaglio. Layered and mottled agate, variety 'onyx'. Surface very crazed and worn. ... Iraq 2006AF1529 Attribution note: Brownish black/white/black layers. The uppermost brownish black layer is... The art of engraving gemstones can be traced back to ancient Greece in the 8th century BC and... 3 stag-intaglio-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z gem engraving Stag 550 250 view
view 2006ae3934 jpg s Pichler, Giovanni <u>List of Works of Art acquired by the Victoria and Albert Museum during the Year 1902 arranged... SCP Given by Robert R Storks Esq. 1804-12-31 1795-01-01 ca. 1800 (made) Carved onyx cameo depicting Ajax, signed Pichler, Austro-Italian, ca. 1800 Height: 70 mm, Width: 65 mm From the Graeco-Roman marble original in the Sala de' Busti, Vatican, Rome. Given by Robert R. Storks, Esq. 82445 2014-08-30T00:56:11.000Z 2014-08-30T00:56:11.000Z 42.502998 In Storage 12.57341 Greek letters 'Pichler' onyx Carved onyx 1458-1902 14581902 O106768 Cameo Carved onyx cameo depicting Ajax, a bearded head with long wavy hair and Greek helmet, turned to... Italy 2006AE3934 This onyx cameo depicts Ajax, a hero in Greek mythology. His bearded head, with long wavy hair... 3 ajax-cameo-pichler-giovanni 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z carved Ajax 1804 1795 view
view 2006af2954 jpg s Mango <u>List of Objects in the Art Division, South Kensington, Acquired During the Year 1874, Arranged... SCP 1804-12-31 1795-01-01 ca. 1800 (made) Carved onyx cameo depicting Roma, signed by Mango, Italy, ca. 1800. Height: 36 mm, Width: 29 mm Ex Webb Collection 82547 2014-08-30T00:56:36.000Z 2014-08-30T00:56:36.000Z 42.502998 In Storage 12.57341 onyx Carved onyx 282-1874 2821874 O106877 Cameo Oval carved onyx cameo of two strata depicting the Genius of Rome, seated. Italy 2006AF2954 This is a cameo made in Rome around 1800 and signed Mango. This cameo is oval, carved in onyx... 3 roma-cameo-mango 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z Roma 1804 1795 view
view 2006ae3941 jpg s Unknown <u>List of Objects in the Art Division, South Kensington, Acquired During the Year 1874, Arranged... SCP 1800-12-31 1750-01-01 late 18th century (made) Carved onyx cameo depicting a female figure, Italy, 18th century Height: 30.5 mm, Width: 15.5 mm Ex Webb Collection 82557 2014-08-30T00:56:39.000Z 2014-08-30T00:56:39.000Z 42.502998 In Storage 12.57341 onyx Carved onyx 262-1874 2621874 O106894 Cameo Carved white onyx cameo depicting a draped female figure formerly on a porphyry pedestal Italy 2006AE3941 This is a cameo made in 18th century Italy. This cameo is carved in white onyx and depicting a... 3 dancing-female-figure-cameo-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z Dancing female figure 1800 1750 view
view 2006ae9309 jpg s Unknown SCP Bequeathed by Miss M. Ready 1824-12-31 1815-01-01 ca. 1820 (made) Cameo, onyx, of Zeus and Hera, Italy, ca. 1820 Height: 3.2 cm, Width: 3.5 cm Sculpture, room 111 Bequeathed by Miss F.T. Ready through Stibbard, Gibson and Co., Baltic House, Leadenhall Street,... 85335 2014-08-30T01:09:16.000Z 2014-08-30T01:09:16.000Z 42.502998 Sculpture, room 111, case 2, shelf 3 12.57341 onyx Onyx, in gold ring A.6-1959 a61959 O110375 Cameo 1 The head of a woman wearing a diadem looking to the left; the head of a man, bearded, moustached,... Italy 2006AE9309 An intaglio carving is cut into the surface of the material and a cameo is in relief. The art of... 3 VA zeus-and-hera-cameo-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z Zeus and Hera 1824 1815 view
view 2006am7194 jpg s Burch, Edward Trusted, Marjorie (ed.) <u>The Making of Sculpture. The Materials and Techniques of European... SCP Given by Dr W. L. Hildburgh, FSA 1810-12-31 1775-01-01 1775-1810 (made) Achilles mourning for Patroclus, possibly by Edward Burch, ca. 1775-1810 Sculpture, room 111 Given by Dr W.L Hildburgh, F.S.A. 85905 2014-08-30T01:11:50.000Z 2014-08-30T01:11:50.000Z 52.883289 Sculpture, room 111, case 9, shelf 3 -1.97685 onyx Onyx (layered agate) A.33-1937 a331937 O111142 Cameo 1 England 2006AM7194 The art of engraving gemstones has been admired since the early days of the Roman empire. It was... 3 VA achilles-mourning-for-patroclus-cameo-burch-edward 2013-08-22T00:00:00.000Z Achilles mourning for Patroclus 1810 1775 view