Ring (uncertain)


From: Mediterranean

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number 29-128-2312
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Mediterranean
Period Neoclassical
Date Made 1700-1850
Section Mediterranean
Materials Carnelian | Gold
Technique Intaglio
Iconography Heracles | Club | Hydra?

Vermeule: Dark Carnelian. Intaglio. (Modern Gold setting with bar attached. Broken ring?) Herakles with club or bow about to smite a snake coiled about a tree. Snake perhaps represents Hydra. Gold pin setting.

Height 2.6 cm
Width 1.9 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 2312 - Sommerville Gem Number

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