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Object Number 29-128-1019
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Mediterranean
Period Neoclassical
Date Made 1700-1850
Section Mediterranean
Materials Onyx | Gold
Technique Cameo
Iconography Jupiter | Zeus | Thunderbolt

Sommerville: Onyx. Jupiter Tonans. Gold and Silver Rings - Cameos, Case LLL.

Vermeule: Onyx. Cameo. (In gilt ring setting with gold patches where stone is chipped) Eeus stands facing, thunderbolt in raised right hand, eagle beside right foot. Cameo composition inspired by Roman copies of IVth century Greek statuary.

Height 3.1 cm
Width 1.6 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 1019 - Sommerville Gem Number

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