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Gem

Ring

Object Number:29-128-2289
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Carnelian
Silver
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Man
Woman
Antony?
Cleopatra?
Height: 1.6 cm
Width: 2.1 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2289 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Carnelian. Intaglio. (Modern silver ring setting) Jugate busts of a man and a woman facing to right. They are, perhaps Antony and Cleopatra; their features based on ancient coin or gem portraits. Neo-Classic

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich K. 2011. Höchste Schönheit und einfache Grazie. Klassizistische Gemmen und Kameen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia PA.. Rahden. Verlag Marie Leidorf GMbH. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 268, fig. 200, pl. 322, 326View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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