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Object Number 29-128-784
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Italian
Provenience Mediterranean
Manufacture Location Italy
Period Renaissance
Date Made 1500-1599 CE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Carrerra Marble
Technique Cameo
Iconography Iacobus G. de Carraria | Inscription

Sommerville: Composite marble. Greek and Roman Cameos, Case VV.

Vermeule: Composite marble plaque. Ren. Port. Cameo.

IACOBVS. G. DE. CARRARIA. I. PAT. D: ANNAM GRADONICO. XV. DUXIT. Expanding abbreviations: IACOBVS G(RIMALDI?) DE CARRARIA I (N) PAT(RIMONIVM) D(OMINAM) ANNAM GRADONICO (NEM?) XV (OREM) DUXIT - Jacobus G. (Irmaldi?) de Carrara brought unto his paternal family (or estate) as a wife, the lady. Anna Gradonico.

Height 8.6 cm
Width 8.5 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 784 - Sommerville Gem Number

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