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Gem

Ring

Object Number:29-128-964
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Gold
Sardonyx
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Vesta
Height: 1.6 cm
Width: 2.5 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:964 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: Onyx. Vesta, goddess of the Hearth. Gold Rings - Cameos, Case III.

Vermeule: Sardonyx. Cameo. (Modern gold ring setting) Filleted draped bust of a woman of ideal type to left. "Vesta." Neo-Classic

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich K. 2011. Höchste Schönheit und einfache Grazie. Klassizistische Gemmen und Kameen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia PA.. Rahden. Verlag Marie Leidorf GMbH. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 250, fig. 161, pl. 272View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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. 732, no. 964View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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