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Object Number 29-128-1842
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Mediterranean
Period Neoclassical
Date Made 1700-1850
Section Mediterranean
Materials Sard | Gold
Technique Intaglio
Iconography Muse | Terpsichore | Tuscan Column | Lyre

Vermeule: Yellow Sard. Intaglio. (Modern gold ring setting) A muse, perhaps Terpsichore standing to left, at a Tuscan column; she is playing a large lyre. Neo-Classic, the design is copied from silver denarii of the Roman Republican monege. Musa.

Height 1.2 cm
Width 1.9 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 1842 - Sommerville Gem Number

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