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Swivel Ring

Object Number:29-128-1813
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Warrior
Shield
Spear
Youth
Horn
Height: 1.4 cm
Width: 1.2 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1813 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Yellow sard. Intaglio (Modern gold swiveled ring setting) A warrior seated to left, holding a shield and spear. A nude youth aproaches from the left blowing on a horn. Cable border. Neo-Classic, the style meant to suggest an Italio Etruscan ringstone.

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