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Object Number:
29-128-1944
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Neoclassical
Date Made:
1700-1850
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1850
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Carnelian
Gold
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Aesclepius
Caduceus
Description:
(Modern Gold Ring Setting) Half-figure bust of Aesculapius facing to left, holding serpent staff in his raised right hand. Neo-Classic, based on a Hellenistic type.
Height:
1cm
Width:
1.4cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1944   -   Sommerville Gem Number

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