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Gem

Stickpin

Object Number:29-128-2208
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italian
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Italy
Maker: Morelli
Period: Post Classical
Date Made: 1739-1835
Early Date: 1739
Late Date: 1835
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sardonyx
Gold
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Roma
Helmet
Height: 1.4 cm
Width: 2.7 cm
Depth: 0.7 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2208 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Sardonyx. Cameo. (Modern gilt stick-pin setting) Helmeted, cuirassed bust of Roma facing to left. Signed MORELLI (1739-1835).

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich K. 2011. Höchste Schönheit und einfache Grazie. Klassizistische Gemmen und Kameen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia PA.. Rahden. Verlag Marie Leidorf GMbH. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 204, fig. 77, pl. 139View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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