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Gem

Buckle

Object Number:29-128-1355
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Onyx
Chalcedony
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Satyr Mask
Height: 5 cm
Width: 3.6 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1355 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: Chalcedony-Onyx. A Roman bearded mask. Miscellaneous Cameos, Case NNNN.

Vermeule: Chalcedony-Onyx. Cameo. (Gold buckle setting). Satyr mask facing.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1956. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 514View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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. 753, no. 1355, pl. 99View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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