University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2469
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Silver
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Youth
Man
Old Man
Trajan?
Philosopher
Height: 1.6 cm
Width: 1.9 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2469 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Sard. Intaglio. (Modern Silver Ring Setting) Jugate busts of a young man wearing a laurel wreath and behind him an older bearded man. The young man resembles the Emperor Trajan, the older man is the Greek philosopher type. Neo-Classic.


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