University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-2096
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Maker: Rebek
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Carnelian
Silver
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Aesclepius
Signature
Height: 1.7cm
Width: 2.3cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number2096 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

(Modern silver ring setting) Bearded draped bust, probably of Aesculapius facing, head turned slightly to right. Signed - REBEK (?) Neo-Classic.


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. 182, fig. 32, pl. 73, 77View Objects cited in this Publication

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