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Object Number 29-128-2477
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Mediterranean
Period Neoclassical
Date Made 1700-1850
Section Mediterranean
Materials Crystal (uncertain) | Glass (uncertain) | Gold
Technique Intaglio
Iconography Homer

Vermeule: Crystal or glass. Intaglio. (Modern Gold Ring Setting) Laureate draped bust of Homer facing to left. The features copy the Hellenistic type of the head in London, Naples, Boston and elsewhere. Neo-Classic.

Height 1.8 cm
Width 2.2 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 2477 - Sommerville Gem Number

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