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Object Number: 29-128-2497
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Silver
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Aphrodite
Height: 1.6cm
Width: 1.9cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number2497 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

(Modern Silver Ring Setting) Aphrodite? kneeling to right, engaged in taking her bath. Neo-Classic, suggesting the Baroque style.


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