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Gem

Object Number:29-128-813
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Maker: Giovanni Weder
Period: Graeco-Roman Period
Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sardonyx
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Lysimachus
Signature
Height: 4.1 cm
Width: 3 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:813 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: Alabaster. Lysimachus, with Greek signature. Tenerae, Case XX.

Vermeule: Chalcedony. Cameo. (Unmounted) Broken on bottom. Filleted bust of a young man of the type of Alexander the Great, facing left. Sommerville identifies this as Lysimachus. Signed Giovanni Weder.

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich K. 2011. Höchste Schönheit und einfache Grazie. Klassizistische Gemmen und Kameen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia PA.. Rahden. Verlag Marie Leidorf GMbH. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 258, fig. 179, pl. 297View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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. 718, no. 813, pl. 65View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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