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Gem

Ring

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Object Number:
29-128-1044
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Renaissance
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Sardonyx
Gold
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Eros
Inscription
Description:
(Gold ring setting) Bust of Eros facing, wearing wreath of flowers and fruits. Greek inscription on surplice.
Height:
2.6cm
Width:
2.1cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1044   -   Sommerville Gem Number
357   -   Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2011. Höchste Schönheit und einfache Grazie. Klassizistische Gemmen und Kameen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia PA. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 212, Fig. 89, Pl. 156
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[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
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[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1877. Engraved Gems : Their Place in the History of Art.
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