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Gem

Object Number:29-128-1932
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Post Classical
Date Made: 1700-1799
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1799
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Carnelian
Gold
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Maenad
Satyr
Silenus
Pan
Height: 2.4 cm
Width: 1.8 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1932 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Carnelian. Intaglio. (Gold Mount, a box-top?) Bacchic procession to left, Pan, a Maenad, Satyrs and a drunken Silenus riding on an ass. 18th century, copying an ancient composition.

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich K. 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. 188, fig. 45, pl. 94, 97View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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