University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: 29-224-719
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:English
Provenience: Mediterranean
Maker: Wedgwood
Period: Post Classical
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Porcelain (uncertain)
Technique:Cameo
Intaglio
Iconography:Ariadne
Maenad
Dionysos
Height: 1.8cm
Width: 1.8cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

Description

Small octagonal Wedgwood plaque with pin holes for mounting at top and bottom. OBVERSE: cameo; Ariadne seated to left receiving cup of wine from Maenad standing at left. REVERSE: Dionysis leaning to left against a column.


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