University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-1925
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1700-1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Woman
Ariadne?
Skyphos
Oinochoe
Height: 1.4 cm
Width: 1.9 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1925 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

(Modern Gold Ring Setting) Filleted draped bust of a female facing to left. A skyphos and an oenolchoe appears in the field. Ariadne is undoubtedly intended. 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... Rahden. Verlag Marie Leidorf GMbH. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 188, fig. 42, pl. 89, 91View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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