University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-2461
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Maker: Luigi Pichler
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850 AD
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Chalcedony
Metal
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Venus
Eros
Bathing
Height: 2.3cm
Width: 1.9cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number2461 - Sommerville Gem Number
445 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Dark Chalcedony. (In pin setting) Aphrodite bathing, attended by Eros. Monogram of L. Pichler appears in exergue.


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. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 208, fig. 81, pl. 143, 146View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 445View Objects cited in this Publication

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