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Object Number:
29-128-2446
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Italian
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Manufacture Location:
Italy
Period:
Neoclassical
Date Made:
1700-1799
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1799
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Chalcedony
Gold
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Woman
Helmet
Athena
Description:
(Modern gilt ring setting) Helmeted female bust to right, probably intended for Athena. Workmanship is Italian, XVIIth century in the sentimental Neo-Classic style.
Height:
2.2cm
Width:
1.7cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
2446   -   Sommerville Gem Number

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