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Object Number:
29-128-1056
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Neoclassical
Date Made:
1700-1850
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1850
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Sardonyx
Gold
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Aesclepius
Description:
(Modern gold ring setting) Draped bust of a young man with very curly hair to right. Sommerville identifies subject as Aesculapius, but the design does not follow classical iconography. Neo-Classic.
Height:
1.1cm
Width:
1.7cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
1056   -   Sommerville Gem Number

Bibliography:

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