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Ring with Intaglio of Marcellus
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Ring with Intaglio of Marcellus


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Description The intaglio representing Marcellus (42-23 BC), the nephew of Emperor Augustus, is attributed to Nathaniel Marchant, an English gem carver who worked in Rome from 1772 to 1788.
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Collection of the Duke of Marlborough, cat. no. 411; Henry Walters, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Sadie Jones (Mrs. Henry Walters), New York, 1931, by inheritance; Sale, Joseph Brummer, New York, 1942; Walters Art Museum, 1942, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase [formerly part of the Walters Collection], 1942

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Period
late 18th century
Medium
hyacinth garnet, gold
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.1137
Measurements
11/16 x 11/16 in. (1.8 x 1.7 cm)
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