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Object Number:
29-128-895
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Neoclassical
Date Made:
1700-1850
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1850
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Jacinth
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Helios
Thunderbolt
Cornucopia
Description:
Pale. (Unmounted) Helios standing facing., thunderbolt in his raised right hand, a cornucopia in the left. Rays surround his head. Neo-Classic, copying a Graeco-Roman ringstone.
Height:
1.1cm
Width:
1.4cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
895   -   Sommerville Gem Number

Bibliography:

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