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401, Front view of a temple, four columns at each side in proper perspective, a vaulted roof with a disc finial, four steps in front. At the back, on a base, a figure of Hermes with winged sandals and petasos, holding a caduceus.

  • Record Number: 40004699
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 401
  • Period of Original Gem: 18th cent.
  • Material of Original Gem: Sardonyx
  • Description: Front view of a temple, four columns at each side in proper perspective, a vaulted roof with a disc finial, four steps in front. At the back, on a base, a figure of Hermes with winged sandals and petasos, holding a caduceus.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Walters Art Museum, Baltimore: 42.1141
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 174
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 401
  • Size: 11x7
  • Comments: Set in a modern gold ring.
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