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Gem

Ring

Object Number:29-128-2248
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Post Classical
Date Made: 1800-1899
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sardonyx
Gold
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Queen of Sheba
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2248 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Sardonyx. Cameo. (Modern gold ring setting) Bust of a lady of African features facing. She wears a diadem in her hair. Queen of Sheba is perhaps intended. 19th century.

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