Centaur and Bacchante
Giovanni Pichler (1734—1791).
Italy. Last quarter of the 18th century.
Cameo. Sardonyx, gold.
2.2 × 2.8 cm.
Below at the left the signature: ΠΙΧΛΕΡ.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage MuseumInv. No. К 1813.

Centaur and Bacchante.

Giovanni Pichler (1734—1791).
Italy. Last quarter of the 18th century.
Cameo. Sardonyx, gold.
2.2 × 2.8 cm.
Below at the left the signature: ΠΙΧΛΕΡ.
Inv. No. К 1813.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Origin:
Receipt: 1794, from the Boyd collection, London.
Credits:
© Photo, text: Antichnoe nasledie v iskusstve Zapadnoi Evropy. Katalog vystavki. s. 92 cat. No. 77.
© 2004 — Gosudarstvennyi Ermitazh, Sankt-Peterburg.
© 2004 — AO “Slaviya”, Sankt-Peterburg.
© 2004 — OOO “Kompaniya “Bazovyi element”, Moskva.
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