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Drawing of a magical gem: Raven standing on a cornucopia
CBd-Number:
CBd-2792
ID-Number:
Wu_Ex Chifletius–Macarius_V 21
Collection:
Int_Whereabouts unknown
Inventory:
Chifletius–Macarius_V 21
References:
Chifletius–Macarius, no. V 21; Michel, DMG, no. 41.2_5; Michel, DMG, no. 55.2.d_7
Former Collections:
Chifflet, Jean-Jacques (Johannes Jacobus Chifletius, 1588–1660)
Material:
onyx (banded); onyx, yellow to gray
Iconography:
bird: raven; cornucopia
A: A raven, to right, standing on a cornucopia. Three letters (legible in both Greek and Latin) above the bird: PVN. 
B: Insufficient information.

For a gem in the British Museum that may have been partly designed after this drawing, see CBd-985, for another related piece in the Skoluda Collection, Hamburg, see CBd-1638.

Bibliography
Chifletius–Macarius, Abraxas, V 21
Michel, DMG, 342, 55.2.d_7


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CBd-2792. The Campbell Bonner Magical Gems Database (2010-), developed at the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, editor-in-chief: Á. M. Nagy. Retrieved from: cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/2792 on 03-07-2022.

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Credits from Chifletius–Macarius, Abraxas