University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-2591
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Italy
Maker: Emil Burch
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1730-1814
Early Date: 1730
Late Date: 1814
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sardonyx
Gold
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Man
Signature
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number2591 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

(Modern gold pin setting) Bearded draped bust of a man to right, perhaps a contemporary person in antique guise. Signed BURCH


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. 256, fig. 176, pl. 293View Objects cited in this Publication

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