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Object Number:
29-128-633
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Italian
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Manufacture Location:
Italy
Period:
Renaissance
Date Made:
1500-1699 AD
Early Date:
1500
Late Date:
1699
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Onyx
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Cupid
Eros
Flute?
Tibia?
Description:
Onyx. Cameo. (Unmounted). Eros running to left, blowing double flutes. Graeco-Roman.
Height:
0.8cm
Width:
1.2cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
633   -   Sommerville Gem Number

Bibliography:

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