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Object Number 29-128-609
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Mediterranean
Manufacture Location Milan | North Italy (uncertain)
Creator After Alesandro Masnago
Period Renaissance
Date Made 1400-1499
Section Mediterranean
Materials Sardonyx | Silver | Emerald | Pearl
Technique Cameo
Iconography Noah | Ark | Animal

Sommerville: Onyx. The Ark of Noah. Setting of emeralds and pearls, of the sixteenth century. Maculated Pebbles, Etc, Case KK.

Vermeule: Sardonyx. Cameo. (Late Renaissance pendant silver, emeralds and pearls). Noah praying to Jehovah while animals, 2 by 2, board the ark.

Height 2.8 cm
Width 1.9 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 609 - Sommerville Gem Number

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