University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-610
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italian
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Italy
Period: Renaissance
Date Made: 1400-1499
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1499
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Chalcedony
Onyx
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Eros
Woman
Libation Bowl
Height: 0.9 cm
Width: 0.7 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:610 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Sommerville: Chalcedony-Onyx. A Figure about to pour a Libation (Cinque-cento) Vermeule: Chalcedony-Onyx. Cameo. (Unmounted). Eros running to right, about to receive a bowl from a female figure kneeling at right. 15th or 16th century. 610, 614, 617 appear to have been carved by the same hand.


Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Engraved Gems: Their History and an Elaborate View of Their Place In Art.. Maxwell Sommerville. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 707, no. 610View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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