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Object Number 29-128-1044
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Mediterranean
Period Renaissance
Section Mediterranean
Materials Sardonyx | Gold
Technique Cameo
Iconography Eros | Inscription

Sommerville: Sardonyx. Amor, his head decorated with flowers and fruits. Beautiful stone and fine execution. Greek inscription on the surplice. Gold and Silver Rings - Cameos, Case NNN.

Vermeule: Sardonyx. Cameo. (Gold ring setting) Bust of Eros facing, wearing wreath of flowers and fruits. Greek inscription on surplice.

Height 2.6 cm
Width 2.1 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 1044 - Sommerville Gem Number

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