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Gem

Stickpin

Object Number:29-128-2567
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italian
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Italy
Maker: Teresa Talani
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sardonyx
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Dionysis?
Signature
Height: 1.7 cm
Width: 2 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2567 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Sardonyx. Cameo. (Gold Stickpin Mount) Filleted head of a Greek divinity, perhaps Dionysos facing to right. Inscribed ("M. Teresa Talani" under neck). 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. 258, fig. 180, pl. 298View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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