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Object Number:
29-128-2575
Current Location:
Classical World Gallery
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Neoclassical
Date Made:
1700-1850 AD
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1850
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Sardonyx
Gold
Technique:
Cameo
Iconography:
Bacchante
Description:
In several layers. (Gold pin setting) Bust of a Bacchaute right.
Height:
6.9cm
Width:
5.6cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
2575   -   Sommerville Gem Number
519   -   Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)
879   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Worlds Intertwined: Classical World Introduction (14 Mar 2003)
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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: Pg. 194, Fig. 54, Pl. 107
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[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
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