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Object Number:
29-128-617
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Italian
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Manufacture Location:
Italy
Period:
Renaissance
Date Made:
1500-1599
Early Date:
1500
Late Date:
1599
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Chalcedony
Onyx
Iconography:
Eros
Altar
Sacrifice
Description:
Chalcedony-Onyx. Cameo. (Unmounted). Eros running to left, preparing a sacrifice on an altar at the left. 16th century?
Height:
0.9cm
Width:
0.8cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
617   -   Sommerville Gem Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1877. Engraved Gems : Their Place in the History of Art.
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