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Gem

Object Number:29-128-587
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:European
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Byzantine
Late Gothic Period
Date Made: 1800-1899
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Heliotrope (Mineral)
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Jesus
Magi
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:587 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: Heliotrope. Cameo. Adoration of the Child Jesus by the Magi. Byzantine, Case II.

Vermeule: Cameo. Heliotrope. [unmounted] Adoration of Christ Child, the scene carred out in a Gothic Style and with a Gothic architectural niche. Probably 19th century

Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Engraved Gems: Their History and an Elaborate View of Their Place In Art.. Maxwell Sommerville. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 706, no. 587View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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