University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-1108
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italian
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Italy
Period: Post Classical
Date Made: 1700-1880
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1880
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Siberian Jasper
Gold
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Woman
Height: 2.2 cm
Width: 1.6 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1108 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Modern ring with rope like band. Fillet draped bust. Sommerville calls "Incognito." Vermeule 1) male. Italian version of IVth century Greek or 2) Female based on Graeco-Egyptian queens.


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. 739, no. 1108View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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