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Aurora in her Biga: M.41-1983

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Current Location: In storage


Aurora in her Biga


Maker: Unknown (Possibly)
Artist: Reni, Guido (After)




Shell cameo of Aurora in her biga after Guido Reni, mounted in gold. Oval with a pin fastening across the back and a hook at bottom centre.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.1 cm
Width: 7.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1983-07-25) by Hull Grundy, J., Mrs


19th Century, third quarter#
Production date: circa AD 1860

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Components of the work

Cameo composed of shell
Mount composed of gold

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.41-1983
Primary reference Number: 166772
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 24 August 2018 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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