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Gem

Stickpin

Object Number:29-128-2167
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Post Classical
Date Made: 1500-1699
Early Date: 1500
Late Date: 1699
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sardonyx
Gold
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Eros
Biga
Lion
Height: 2.9 cm
Width: 1.8 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2167 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Sardonyx. Cameo. (Modern Gold Pin Setting) Eros drawing a biga of lions to the left. 16th or 17th century.

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