Cameo of Jupiter (The Cameo of Chartres), Roman, about A. Sardonyx set in a fourteenth-century gold and enamel mount. One of the best examples in existence of the interplay between and balance of Nature and Artistry.
ROMAN CAMEO 1ST-3RD CE Caesar Claudius (41-54 CE). Sardonyx, 3 layers. French frame: gold, enamel, rubies, diamonds (16th CE) Height 5.7 cm Inv. IX A 98 Kunsthistorisches Museum, Antikensammlung, Vienna, Austria
locaantiqua: “ Ring, late century b., Etruscan, Gilt silver “This ring testifies to the complexity of artistic interconnection at the end of the Archaic period. The bezel is in the form of a cartouche, a shape ultimately of Egyptian.