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Object Number:
29-128-803
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Italian
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Manufacture Location:
Italy
Period:
Post Classical
Date Made:
1700-1799
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1799
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Agate
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Hermes
Petasos
Description:
(Unmounted) Draped bust of Hermes facing right, wearing petasos. Italian, XVIIIth century.
Height:
3.9cm
Width:
3cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
803   -   Sommerville Gem Number

Bibliography:

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