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Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number 29-128-2098
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Mediterranean
Creator Emil Burch
Period Neoclassical
Date Made 1700-1850
Section Mediterranean
Materials Carnelian | Silver
Technique Intaglio
Iconography Young Woman | Signature

Vermeule: Carnelian. Intaglio. (Modern silver ring setting) A young woman of ideal type facing, her long hair falls over her shoulders and a bit of drapery shows at the bottom of the deep bust. The features are very much of the 18th century concept of the ideal. Signed - BURCH

Height 1.8 cm
Width 2.3 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 2098 - Sommerville Gem Number

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