University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2560
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850 AD
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Chalcedony
Onyx
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:General
Height: 3.7 cm
Width: 2.7 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2560 - Sommerville Gem Number
635 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Vermeule: Pale Chalcedony. Cameo. (Gold setting, pehaps of a box) with blue enamel encircling. Bust of a general of later 18th century facing left. Neo-Classic.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich K. 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.. Rahden. Verlag Marie Leidorf GMbH. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 294, fig. 249, pl. 389View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1956. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 635View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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