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Object Number 29-128-2232
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Mediterranean
Period Renaissance
Section Mediterranean
Materials Sardonyx | Glass Paste | Gold
Technique Cameo
Iconography Young Man

Vermeule: Sardonyx. Cameo. (Modern gilt ring setting, surrounded by paste brilliants) Bust of a younger man facing left. The features are copied from some ancient intaglio of the last half century of Roman Republic.

Height 1.2 cm
Width 1.1 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 2232 - Sommerville Gem Number

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