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Object Number:
29-128-685
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Renaissance
Date Made:
1500-1599
Early Date:
1500
Late Date:
1599
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Onyx
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Persephone
Description:
Onyx. Cameo. (Gilt Mounting). Laureate draped bust of a woman of Italian Renaissance ideal type facing to left. "Persephone." 16th century.
Height:
1.6cm
Width:
2.3cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:
685   -   Sommerville Gem Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Catalogue Raisonne of the Sommerville Collection of Engraved Gems: A Descriptive List of Cameos, Intaglios, Seals, Rings, Amulets, Talismans, etc. Forming a Compend of Greek and Roman Mythology and Classical History. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 711, no. 685
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