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Gem

Swivel Ring

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Object Number:
29-128-1813
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Neoclassical
Date Made:
1700-1850
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1850
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Sard
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Warrior
Shield
Spear
Youth
Horn
Description:
Yellow sard. Intaglio (Modern gold swiveled ring setting) A warrior seated to left, holding a shield and spear. A nude youth aproaches from the left blowing on a horn. Cable border. Neo-Classic, the style meant to suggest an Italio Etruscan ringstone.
Height:
1.4cm
Width:
1.2cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1813   -   Sommerville Gem Number

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