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Gem

Ring

Object Number:29-128-2106
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Maker: Marchant
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Gold
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Maenad
Signature
Height: 1.4 cm
Width: 2 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2106 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Dark Sard. Intaglio. (Modern gold ring setting) Maenad reclining to right, a flower in her left hand and a wreath and thyrsus at her right side. Signed, Marchant. 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. 190, fig. 46, pl. 95, 98View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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