University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2326
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Renaissance
Date Made: 1500-1599
Early Date: 1500
Late Date: 1599
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Chalcedony
Onyx
Gold
Enamel
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Young Man
Height: 1.4 cm
Width: 1 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2326 - Sommerville Gem Number
435 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Vermeule: Chalcedony-Onyx. Ren. Port. Cameo. (In enameled gilt ring setting - remounted) Portrait of a young man to right, wearing har; chain around neck. Period: XVIth century.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[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. 435View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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