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Object Number 29-128-685
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Italian
Provenience Mediterranean
Period Renaissance
Date Made 1500-1599
Section Mediterranean
Materials Onyx
Technique Cameo
Iconography Persephone

Sommerville: Onyx. Proserpine, daughter of Ceres. Greek and Roman Cameos, Case PP.

Vermeule: Onyx. Cameo. (Gilt Mounting). Laureate draped bust of a woman of Italian Renaissance ideal type facing to left. "Persephone." 16th century.

Height 1.6 cm
Width 2.3 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 685 - Sommerville Gem Number

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