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Gem

Ring

Object Number:29-128-980
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italian
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Italy
Period: Post Classical
Date Made: 1600-1699
Early Date: 1600
Late Date: 1699
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Gold
Sardonyx
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Maenad
Height: 2 cm
Width: 2.7 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:980 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: Sardonyx. A Bacchante. Gold and Silver Rings - Cameos, Case JJJ.

Vermeule: Sardonyx. Cameo. (Modern Gilt Ring Setting) Flower-wreathed, draped bust of a "Maenad" facing to right. Italian, 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. 733, no. 980View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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