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BZ.1936.62, Profile Bust of a Woman Molded Cameo

BZ.1936.62, Profile Bust of a Woman Molded Cameo

Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Museum

Langobard (?), seventh century

Glass paste, 4.5 cm x 3 cm x 0.8 cm (1 3/4 in. x 1 3/16 in. x 5/16 in.)

Mildred Barnes Bliss and Robert Woods Bliss acquired this molded cameo from the New York collector and dealer Jacob Hirsch in November 1936.