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Gem

Ring

Object Number:29-128-989
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Renaissance
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Gold
Onyx
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Medici Lady
Height: 1.8 cm
Width: 1.1 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:989 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: Chalcedony-Onyx. A Medici (cinque-cento). Gold and Silver Rings - Cameos, Case JJJ.

Vermeule: Chalcedony-Onyx. Ren. Port. Cameo. (Gold ring setting) Bust termed that of a Medici woman of XVIth century facing left.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957) View Objects in Exhibition

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. 170, fig. 5, pl. 40View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1956. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 427View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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. 733, no. 989View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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