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Object Number: 29-128-2295
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Carnelian
Gold
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Eros
Horse
Height: 1.9cm
Width: 1.2cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number2295 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Dark Carnelian. (Modern Gold Ring Setting) Eros standing to left, cracking a whip at a horse which he holds by a long lead rein. Neo-Classic. The design suggests a Graeco-Roman ringstone.


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