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Gem

Swivel Ring

Object Number:29-128-1052
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sardonyx
Gold
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Mask
Head
Satyr
Silenus
Height: 1.5 cm
Width: 2 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1052 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: Sardonyx. A Mask of a Satyr. Gold and Silver Rings - Cameos, Case OOO.

Vermeule: Sardonyx. Cameo. (Modern Gilt Swiveled Ring Setting) Head of a bearded satyr or Silenus facing. Neo-Classic.

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. 1052View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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