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Gem

Object Number:29-128-261
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Post Classical
Date Made: 1700-1799
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1799
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Jasper
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Bacchanal
Faun
Satyr
Panther Skin
Length: 2.2 cm
Width: 1.6 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:261 - Sommerville Number

Description

Sommerville: Jasper. A Bacchanal. Greek and Roman Cameos, Case O.

Vermeule: Jasper (in various shades of brown) Cameo. (Unmounted). Vine-wreathed bust of a Faun or Satyr facing to right. His right shoulder is seen from the back and it is covered by the Panther skin. 18th century.

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. 683, no. 261View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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