Box Lid


From: Mediterranean

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number 29-128-2182
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Mediterranean
Period Renaissance
Section Mediterranean
Materials Chalcedony | Gold
Technique Cameo
Iconography Greek Warrior | Ajax

Vermeule: Chalcedony. Cameo. (Modern gilt box-top setting) Helmeted bust of a Greek warrior facing to left. Design based on the bust of Ajax "Menalos" in the Sala de Busti of the Vatican Museum. Renaissance.

Height 4.3 cm
Width 3.1 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 2182 - Sommerville Gem Number

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