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Cast 14000

Сraftsman

Tassie James

Date

second half of the 18th century

State (original)

Italy

Material

smalt

Material (original)

sardonyx

Technical

impression

Size

62,5х53 mm

Size (original)

54х65 mm

Provenance

Brocard Henri. 1924.

Inventory №

В-14000

Description

Josef, after having accused his brothers of stealing his cup and threatening to detain his younger brother Benjamin in prison, listens with attention to the affecting recital which Judah makes of the great age of their father and the affecting with the loss of Benjamin would occasion; above, Hebrew inscription in three lines.

Bibliography

Tassie-Raspe 1791

Bibliography (original)

Western european cameos

Comments

№13832