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Gem

Ring

Object Number:29-128-1043
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: 17th Century
Date Made: 1600-1699
Early Date: 1600
Late Date: 1699
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sardonyx
Gold
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Saint Carlo Borromeo
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1043 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: Pale Sardonyx. Carlo Borromeo (Saint) of the Medici family, Nephew of Pope Pius IV. Gold and Silver Rings - Cameos, Case NNN.

Vermeule: Cameo. Sardonyx. [modern gold ring setting] Half figure bust of St. Carlo Borromeo. 17th century

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. 736, no. 1043View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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