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Object Number 29-128-895
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Mediterranean
Period Neoclassical
Date Made 1700-1850
Section Mediterranean
Materials Jacinth
Technique Intaglio
Iconography Helios | Thunderbolt | Cornucopia

Sommerville: A rare pale Jacinth. The Genius of the Sun. Exquisitely beautiful intaglio. Intaglios and Their Imprints, Case DDD.

Vermeule: Pale Hayacinth. Intaglio. (Unmounted) Helios standing facing., thunderbolt in his raised right hand, a cornucopia in the left. Rays surround his head. Neo-Classic, copying a Graeco-Roman ringstone.

Height 1.1 cm
Width 1.4 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 895 - Sommerville Gem Number

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