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Gem

Object Number:29-128-626
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italian
Provenience: Italy (uncertain)
Manufacture Location: Italy
Period: Renaissance
Date Made: 1400-1699
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1699
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Chalcedony
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Medici Lady
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:626 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: Chalcedony. A lady of the Medici period with costume and hand. Maculated Pebbles, Etc, Case KK.

Vermeule: Cameo. Chalcedony [unmounted] Bust of a lady of the Italian 16th facing left. S terms her "A lady of the Medici period: 16th century

Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Engraved Gems: Their History and an Elaborate View of Their Place In Art.. Maxwell Sommerville. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 708, no. 626View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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