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Object Number 29-128-1837
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Mediterranean
Period Neoclassical
Date Made 1700-1850
Section Mediterranean
Materials Emerald
Technique Intaglio
Iconography Satyr | Priapus

Vermeule: Plasma of Emerald. Intaglio. (Modern Gold Ring Setting) A satyress at a terminal figure of Priapus. Neo-Classic, the design copying the left front end of a well-known Dionysiac sarcophagus in the Farnese collection of the National Museum, Naples.

Height 1.6 cm
Width 2.1 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 1837 - Sommerville Gem Number

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