University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-624
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italian
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Italy
Period: Renaissance
Date Made: 1500-1599 AD
Early Date: 1500
Late Date: 1599
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Chalcedony
Onyx
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Abraham
Isaac
Sacrifice
Height: 1.5 cm
Width: 1.2 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:624 - Sommerville Gem Number
348 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Sommerville: Chalcedony-Onyx. Abraham about to sacrifice Isaac. Maculated Pebbles, Etc, Case KK.

Vermeule: Chalcedony-Onyx. rev. Cameo. (Modern gilt ring setting). Abraham about to sacrifice Isaac.


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. 348View 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. 708, no. 624, pl. 53View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1901. Engraved Gems.. Philadelphia. D. Biddle. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 81View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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