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Gem

Stickpin

Object Number:29-128-2393
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Post Classical
Date Made: 1800-1899
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sardonyx
Gold
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Prince
Height: 1.8 cm
Width: 2.2 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2393 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Sardonyx. Cameo. (Modern gold stick-pin setting) Filleted bust of a Hellenistic prince to left. The features are too general for specific identification. 19th century.

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