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Object Number:29-128-618
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italian
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Renaissance
Date Made: 1400-1499
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1499
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sardonyx
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Head
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:618 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: Sardonyx. A head with an Olympian cap. Maculated Pebbles, Etc, Case KK.

Vermeule: Sardonyx. Bust of a woman of 16th or 17th to left.


Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Engraved Gems: Their History and an Elaborate View of Their Place In Art.. Maxwell Sommerville. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 707, no. 618View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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