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Object Number:
29-128-2562
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Italian
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Manufacture Location:
Rome
Milan
Italy (uncertain)
Maker:
Giovanni Antonio Santarelli
Period:
Neoclassical
Date Made:
1759-1826
Early Date:
1759
Late Date:
1826
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Sardonyx
Gold
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Cupid
Eros
Signature
Description:
(Modern gold (reset) ring mount) Cupid seated chained to a base; carved in very high relief. Eros is weeping. Signed - Santarellia. cf. 2576. Subject a popular one on ancient and Neo-Classic gems.
Height:
2.1cm
Width:
1.7cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
2562   -   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. 210, Fig. 85, Pl. 150
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