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Accession_Number 2009.9.37
adlib_title gem cast
Shape Gem cast
Shape_description Oval
Material Latex
Fabric
Fabric_description Red
Munsell_color
Decoration A ball or a globe from which two grow two serpent heads. On the head on the left side stands a man turning to the monster in the middle, on the head on the right side stands a woman also facing the monster. The monster in the middle has a male human body but two dog's heads, one facing the woman, the other the man. The scenery is enclosed by a serpent biting in its own tail. There are letters on the serpent heads. Cast number: 51
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Condition Intact
Technique/Style
Provenance
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Date
Dating_details
Artist
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Image
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height
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Handle_height
Other_dims. H 3.1 W 2.2
Location 10.2
Edited_by Stefanie Ulrich; Joana Varela
Date_edited 01/09/2009; 18.04.2017
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