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A CARVED OVAL SARDONYX CAMEO BUST OF AN ATHLETE
EARLY 18TH CENTURY
His short hair bound with a fillet, a baldric over his left shoulder, facing in profile to the right; in an oval gold mount applied to a banded agate ground within later moulded rectangular gilt-bronze frame inlaid with banded agate
For another similar, see E. Kris, Catalogue of the Post Classical Cameos in the Milton Weil Collection (Vienna, 1932) p. 28, fig. 62, pl. XXIV.