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BZ.1937.26, Brooch Cameo

BZ.1937.26, Brooch Cameo

Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Museum

Early Byzantine, seventh century

Gold and glass cameo, 3.5 cm x 4 cm (1 3/8 in. x 1 9/16 in.)

Mildred Barnes Bliss and Robert Woods Bliss acquired this brooch at the Édouard Guilhou Collection auction, Sotheby's, Paris, through Royall Tyler on November 11, 1937.