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Ring

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Object Number:
29-128-2096
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Maker:
Rebek
Period:
Neoclassical
Date Made:
1700-1850
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1850
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Carnelian
Silver
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Aesclepius
Signature
Description:
(Modern silver ring setting) Bearded draped bust, probably of Aesculapius facing, head turned slightly to right. Signed - REBEK (?) Neo-Classic.
Height:
1.7cm
Width:
2.3cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
2096   -   Sommerville Gem Number

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. 182, Fig. 32, Pl. 73, 77
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