University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-1903
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Sea Horse
Height: 2cm
Width: 1.4cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1903 - Sommerville Gem Number
459 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)


Cupid on a sea horse swimming to right. Cupid holds large banner aloft in left hand.


[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. 212, fig. 90, pl. 155, 157View 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. 459View Objects cited in this Publication

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