Neoclassical carnelian intaglio of Neptune
This is a nice and expressive Neoclassical carnelian gem intaglio, dating to the 18th century. It is cut with a portrait of Neptune (god of the seas).
DATE: 18th century AD
SIZE: 14mm x 12mm x 3mm
WEIGHT: 2.90 grams
PROVENANCE: From a private collection, London.
18th Century, Georgian (1714 to 1837)