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Object Number:
29-224-730
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Italy
Maker:
Giovanni Antonio Santarelli
Period:
Neoclassical
Date Made:
1759-1826
Early Date:
1758
Late Date:
1826
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Carnelian
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Aphrodite
Jug
Description:
Aphrodite kneeling next to a vessel and placing a garmet over her head. Signature on edge SANTARELLI (Giovanni Antonio Santarelli).
Height:
2.3cm
Width:
1.6cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:
2299?   -   Sommerville Gem Number
444   -   Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

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. 208, Fig. 82, Pl. 144, 147
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[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: 444
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