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Gem

Ring

Object Number:29-128-2578
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italian
Provenience: Italy
Manufacture Location: Italy
Maker: Giovanni Antonio Santarelli
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1759-1826
Early Date: 1759
Late Date: 1826
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sardonyx
Gold
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Male Head
Height: 2.6 cm
Width: 1.8 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2578 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Sardonyx. Cameo. (Gold ring mount, has been remounted) Head of a man to left. Signed directly "Santarelli." A contemporary portrait. 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. 298, fig. 257, pl. 398View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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