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Object Number:
29-128-629
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Italian
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Manufacture Location:
Italy
Period:
Renaissance
Date Made:
1400-1699
Early Date:
1400
Late Date:
1699
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Onyx
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Vulcan
Forge
Cyclops
Eros
Description:
Onyx. Cameo. (Modern gilt ring setting). Vulcan hammering on his anvil attended by an Eros-like figure who stands for one of the Cyclopes.
Height:
1.3cm
Width:
1.1cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
629   -   Sommerville Gem Number
367   -   Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Bibliography:

[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
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[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1877. Engraved Gems : Their Place in the History of Art.
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