University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2257
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Renaissance
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Carnelian
Gold
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Owl
Tree Limb
Height: 1.7 cm
Width: 1.3 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2257 - Sommerville Gem Number
392 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Vermeule: Carnelian. Cameo. (Gilt pin setting (earring?)) Owl perched on limb of tree.


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. 392View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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