University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2099
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italian
Provenience: Mediterranean
Maker: Pichler
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Silver
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Heracles
Lion Skin
Signature
Height: 1.6 cm
Width: 2.2 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2099 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Sard. Intaglio. (Modern gold ring setting) Bust of the young Herakles to right, wearing lionskin with paws knotted about his neck. Signed in Greek letters at the base PICKLER.


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. 220, fig. 106, pl. 177, 181View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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