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Gem

Object Number:29-128-784
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italian
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Italy
Period: Renaissance
Date Made: 1500-1599 CE
Early Date: 1500
Late Date: 1599
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Carrerra Marble
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Iacobus G. de Carraria
Inscription
Height: 8.6 cm
Width: 8.5 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:784 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

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.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957) View Objects in Exhibition

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