University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-725
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1800-1823
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1823
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sardonyx
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Pope Pius VII
Height: 2.2 cm
Width: 1.6 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:725 - Sommerville Gem Number
623 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Sommerville: Pale Sardonyx. Pius VII. Greek and Roman Cameos, Case RR. Vermeule: Pale sardonyx. Cameo. (Unmounted) Bust of Pope Pius VIIth right, as an older man. (Reigned 1800-23)


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. 623View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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. 714, no. 725View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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