Apollo

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Object Name: 
Cast Glass Gem
Title: 
Apollo
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2013.3.8
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.5 cm, W: 2 cm, Th: 0.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1777-1860
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dwight and Lorri Lanmon
Primary Description: 
Cast Glass Gem, "Apollo." Transparent brownish amber glass; cast. Gem depicts the head of the Greek god Apollo wearing a laurel wreath, to right. Behind the lower portion of his neck is a small lyre. The name BURCH, followed by another letter-perhaps E? (for Edward Burch the full name of the artist) is inscribed in capital letters below the head.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Lanmon, Dwight P., Source
1973
to
2013-06-10
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
BURCH
inscription
Cast below the head
Recent Acquisitions (2013) illustrated, p. 15; BIB# AI95664