Pale Onyx. Cameo. (Unmounted). Cupid riding to left, holding a palm. He rides a large goat. He holds a palm over his right shoulder and the reigns in his left hand. Neo-Classic.
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
|433 || - || Sommerville Gem Number|
|456 || - || Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)|
[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 456
[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Catalogue Raisonne of the Sommerville Collection of Engraved Gems: A Descriptive List of Cameos, Intaglios, Seals, Rings, Amulets, Talismans, etc. Forming a Compend of Greek and Roman Mythology and Classical History. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 693, no. 433, pl. 23
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