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Gem

Tablet

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Object Number:29-128-776
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italian
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Italy
Period: Post Classical
Date Made: 1400-1599
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1599
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Solenhofen Stone
Iconography:Inscription
Height: 4.8 cm
Width: 3.9 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:776 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: Solenhofen stone. A Tablet, with an interesting Latin inscription. Greek and Roman Cameos, Case UU.

Vermeule: Solenhopen stone. Cameo. (Unmounted) A tablet with Latin inscription on obverse in Roman capitals and a maxim written in script on reverse. Italian, probably 15th or 16th 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. 716, no. 776, pl. 63View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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