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Gem

Object Number:29-128-803
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italian
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Italy
Period: Post Classical
Date Made: 1700-1799
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1799
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Agate
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Hermes
Petasos
Height: 3.9 cm
Width: 3 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:803 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: Agate. Mercury. Greek and Roman Cameos, Case WW.

Vermeule: Agate. Cameo. (Unmounted) Draped bust of Hermes facing right, wearing petasos. Italian, XVIIIth century.

Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Engraved Gems: Their History and an Elaborate View of Their Place In Art.. Maxwell Sommerville. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 718, no. 803View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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