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Gem

Ring

Object Number:29-128-2507
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Carnelian
Gold
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Aphrodite
Height: 1.1 cm
Width: 1.5 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2507 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Carnelian. Intaglio. (Modern Gilt Ring Setting) Aphrodite crouching to left in her bath holding her drapery up over her head and in front of her. Neo-Classic, going back to later Hellenistic models in painting and sculpture.

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. 208, fig. 83, pl. 145,148View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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