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Object Number: 29-128-2466
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1799
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1799
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Gold
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Apollo
Height: 1.3cm
Width: 1.8cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number2466 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

(Modern gold ring setting) Filleted bust of Apollo facing to right, a lyre appearing behind his left shoulder. Neo-Classic, the features more 18th century than ancient.


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