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Benvenuto Cellini (1500—1571) Italian goldsmith and sculptor

 

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Cameo carved in shell, such as the Bullmouth Helmet shell (Cypraecassius rufa). The carving of cameos on shell was seemingly an indigenous craft practised in France from the early 16th ...

Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.


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