English Cornelian Intaglio of the Capitoline Antinous
A neoclassical gem inspired by a portrait of Hadrian’s favorite.
18th Century, in a 19th Century gold setting
Height: 22 mm. (0 7/8 in.)
Ex: private New Jersey colletion of Mr. D, by the mid 1980’s.
BRAFA Art Fair. (Brussels, 26 Jan- 2 Feb 2020)
Boardman, J; The Marlborough Gems (Oxford, 2009) no.757