Cameo Vase with Classical Greek Figures

Object Name: 
Cameo Vase with Classical Greek Figures

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Object Name: 
Cameo Vase with Classical Greek Figures
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 10.5 cm, Diam (max): 11.6 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Transparent dark green and translucent dark amethyst glass; blown, cased, tooled, cut, engraved. Small urn-shaped vase, dark amethyst cut to green decorated with classical figures engaged in various tasks/activities.
Robinson, James, Source
St. Sylvestre 1934 au Lausanne Palace St Prex
inscription; signature
Engraved On underside of base Text creates a circle and within the circle is "St Prex" with an underline.