University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2165
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sardonyx
Gold
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Maenad
Cup
Vase
Height: 3.1 cm
Width: 1.7 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2165 - Sommerville Gem Number
517 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Vermeule: Sardonyx. Cameo. (Gilt stick-pin setting) Maenad dancing left, with cups and vases, one of which is set at her feet in front of her.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957) View Objects in Exhibition

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