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Object Number:
29-128-1955
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Neoclassical
Date Made:
1700-1850
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1850
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Sard
Gold
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Nike
Biga
Horses
Description:
(Modern gold ring setting) Nike drawing a biga of horses to right. The design is based on those of Greek later Hellenistic coins and corresponding ancient gems. Neo-Classic.
Height:
1.5cm
Width:
1.4cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1955   -   Sommerville Gem Number

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