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Object Number 29-128-2584
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Russian
Provenience Mediterranean
Manufacture Location Russia (uncertain)
Period Neoclassical
Date Made 1700-1799
Section Mediterranean
Materials Red Jasper | Green Jasper | Gold | Russian Jasper
Technique Cameo
Iconography Polymphenia | Muse

Vermeule: Red on Green Jasper. Cameo. (Modern Gold Ring Setting) A woman of the 18th (?) leaning to the left on a column in the pose used in Graeco-Roman times for representations, the muse Polymphenia. 18th century?

Height 1.8 cm
Width 3.3 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 2584 - Sommerville Gem Number

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