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Gem

Object Number:29-128-253
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italian
Provenience: Italy
Manufacture Location: Italy
Maker: Santarelli
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1759-1826
Early Date: 1759
Late Date: 1826
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Onyx
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Leander
Length: 2.6 cm
Width: 1.9 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:253 - Sommerville Number

Description

Sommerville: Onyx. Leander. Cut by Santarelli. Greek and Roman Cameos, Case O.

Vermeule: Onyx. Cameo. (Unmounted). Head of Leander emerging from the Hellespont, according to Sommerville cut by Santarelli. Late 18th?

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. 253, pl. 14View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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