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Object Number:
29-128-122
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
French (uncertain)
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Manufacture Location:
France (uncertain)
Maker:
Belham
Period:
Neoclassical
Date Made:
1700-1850
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1850
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Sardonyx
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Aspasia
Pericles
Inscription
Signature
Description:
Jugate busts of Pericles and Aspasia facing to right. Signed on base Beltram fecit. The names of the subject are cut above the heads in French. Neo-Classic, probably French work.
Length:
1.9cm
Width:
1.6cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
122   -   Sommerville 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. 250, Fig. 164, Pg. 275
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