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Gem

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Object Number:
29-128-635
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Italian
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Manufacture Location:
Italy
Period:
Renaissance
Neoclassical
Date Made:
1700-1850
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1850
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Onyx
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Eros
Cupid
Aphrodite?
Nymph
Description:
Pale Onyx. Cameo. (Unmounted). Eros washing the feet of Aphrodite or a nymph in a large Roman-type foot bath. Neo-Classic.
Height:
1.1cm
Width:
0.9cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
625   -   Sommerville Gem Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1877. Engraved Gems : Their Place in the History of Art.
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