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Object Number 29-128-614
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Italian
Provenience Mediterranean
Manufacture Location Italy
Period Renaissance
Date Made 1400-1499
Section Mediterranean
Materials Chalcedony | Onyx
Technique Cameo
Iconography Eros | Sea Lion

Sommerville: Chalcedony-Onyx. Cupid on a Dolphin. Maculated Pebbles, Etc, Case KK.

Vermeule: Chalcedony-Onyx. Cameo. Unmounted. Eros riding to right., on a sea-lion. 15th or 16th century. 610, 614, 617 appear to have been carved by the same hand.

Length 0.9 cm
Width 0.7 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 614 - Sommerville Gem Number

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