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Object Number: 29-128-2575
Current Location: Classical World Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850 AD
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sardonyx
Gold
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Bacchante
Height: 6.9cm
Width: 5.6cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number2575 - Sommerville Gem Number
519 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)
879 - Other Number

Description

In several layers. (Gold pin setting) Bust of a Bacchaute right.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Worlds Intertwined: Classical World Introduction (14 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2011. Höchste Schönheit und einfache Grazie. Klassizistische Gemmen und Kameen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia PA. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 194, fig. 54, pl. 107View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 519View Objects cited in this Publication

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