From: Italy

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number 29-128-1861
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Italian
Provenience Italy
Manufacture Location Italy
Creator Santarelli
Period Post Classical
Date Made 1759-1823
Section Mediterranean
Materials Sardonyx
Technique Cameo
Iconography Heracles | Lion Skin | Signature

Vermeule: Sardonyx. Cameo. (Modern gold ring setting) Bust of the youthful Herakles facing to right. He wears the lionskin. The features are of the Neo-Classic ideal type. Signed "Santarelli."

Height 1.4 cm
Width 2 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 1861 - Sommerville Gem Number

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