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Ring

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Object Number:
29-128-2170
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Post Classical
Date Made:
1700-1799
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1799
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Chalcedony
Gold
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Man
Woman
Eros
Column
Description:
(Modern gold ring setting) A seated male figure and a standing female figure approach Eros who is seated on a filleted column.
Height:
2.6cm
Width:
2.1cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
2170   -   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. 212, Fig. 92, Pl. 154, 159
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