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Gem

Stickpin

Object Number:29-128-2541
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Post Classical
Date Made: 1800-1899
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Carnelian
Gold
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Man
European King
Height: 1.5 cm
Width: 2 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2541 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Dark Carnelian. Cameo. (Modern gold stick-pin setting). Draped, cuirassed bust of a man to left. Although in roman guise, the features are those of perhaps a German emperor of the 16th century. 19th century?

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