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Gem

Ring

Object Number:29-128-2107
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italian
Provenience: Italy
Manufacture Location: Italy
Rome
Milan (uncertain)
Maker: Giovanni Antonio Santarelli
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1759-1826
Early Date: 1759
Late Date: 1826
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Chalcedony
Gold
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Young Man
Signature
Height: 2.7 cm
Width: 1.9 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2107 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Chalcedony. Intaglio. (Modern gilt ring setting) Head of a young man facing right. Signed "Santarelli." 18th century, possibly early 19th. 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. 298, fig. 258, pl. 399, 400View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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