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Object Number 29-128-271
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Mediterranean
Period Post Classical
Date Made 1750-1799
Section Mediterranean
Materials Sardonyx
Technique Cameo
Iconography Marquis de Lafayette

Sommerville: Sardonyx. Portrait of the Marquis de Lafayette, by one of the incisori of the close of the last century. Greek and Roman Cameos, Case P.

Vermeule: Mediterranean. 1750-1799 Post Classical. Sardonyx Cameo. Sommerville identifies as the Marquis de LaFayette by a "incision" of the late 18th century. Wears an Austrian Napoleonic order.

Height 6.5 cm
Width 4.6 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 271 - Sommerville Number

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