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Object Number:29-128-2575
Current Location: Classical World Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850 AD
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sardonyx
Gold
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Bacchante
Height: 6.9 cm
Width: 5.6 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2575 - Sommerville Gem Number
519 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)
879 - Other Number

Description

Vermeule: Sardonyx. In several layers. Cameo. (Gold pin setting) Bust of a Bacchaute right.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Worlds Intertwined: Classical World Introduction (14 Mar 2003) View Objects in Exhibition
Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957) View Objects in Exhibition

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. 194, fig. 54, pl. 107View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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. 519View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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