Cameo with lion
Legacy dimension: 0.021 L.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Oval jasper cameo with yellow and greenish black layers. Lion walking to right. Cracked and repaired around forelegs. Partial ground line.
- by 1817 with George Spencer, Fourth Duke of Marlborough.
-1817-1875 Estate of the Dukes of Marlborough [sold to David Bromilow at auction The Marlborough Gems, Christie's, London, June 26-29, 1875, lot 719]
-1875-1898 with David Bromilow
- 1898-1899 with Julia Harriet Mary Jary [sold to E.P. Warren through Mr. Ready? at auction The Marlborough Gems, Christie's, London, June 26-29, 1899, lot 719]
- 1899 with E.P. Warren [sold to the MFA in 1899] for $ 16,502.52 (this figure is the total price for MFA 99.101-99.119)
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund