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Object Number: 29-128-610
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Italian
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Italy
Period: Renaissance
Date Made: 1400-1499
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1499
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Chalcedony
Onyx
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Eros
Woman
Libation Bowl
Height: 0.9cm
Width: 0.7cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number610 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Chalcedony-Onyx. Cameo. (Unmounted). Eros running to right, about to receive a bowl from a female figure kneeling at right. 15th or 16th century. 610, 614, 617 appear to have been carved by the same hand.


Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Catalogue Raisonne of the Sommerville Collection of Engraved Gems: A Descriptive List of Cameos, Intaglios, Seals, Rings, Amulets, Talismans, etc. Forming a Compend of Greek and Roman Mythology and Classical History. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 707, no. 610View Objects cited in this Publication

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