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Gem

Swivel Ring

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Object Number:
29-128-2109
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Maker:
Eckel
Period:
Neoclassical
Date Made:
1700-1850
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1850
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Carnelian
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Athena
Griffin
Signature
Description:
(Modern Gold Swiveled Ring Setting) Bust of Athena to right, wearing crested helmet enriched with a sea griffin, her aegis appears around her neck. Signed - ECKEL ? Neo-Classic
Height:
1.3cm
Width:
1.7cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
2109   -   Sommerville Gem Number

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. 204, Fig. 76, Pl. 134, 138
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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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