Glass paste, imitating Emerald. Intaglio (Unmounted) Aphrodite reclining to left, on a couch. She raises her left hand to Ares who approaches from the left. Graeco-Roman, the composition undoubtedly based on a painting or a relief of the later Hellenistic period.
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
|GL01b (ancient glass project) || - || Other Number|
|1241 || - || Sommerville Number|
[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Catalogue Raisonne of the Sommerville Collection of Engraved Gems: A Descriptive List of Cameos, Intaglios, Seals, Rings, Amulets, Talismans, etc. Forming a Compend of Greek and Roman Mythology and Classical History. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 747, no. 1241
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