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Gem

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Object Number:
29-128-614
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Italian
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Manufacture Location:
Italy
Period:
Renaissance
Date Made:
1400-1499
Early Date:
1400
Late Date:
1499
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Chalcedony
Onyx
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Eros
Sea Lion
Description:
Chalcedony-Onyx. Cameo. Unmounted. Eros riding to right., on a sea-lion. 15th or 16th century.
Length:
0.9cm
Width:
0.7cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
614   -   Sommerville Gem Number

Bibliography:

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