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Object Number:29-128-2284
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Maker: Luigi Pichler
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1773-1854 AD
Early Date: 1773
Late Date: 1854
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sardonyx
Gold
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Christ
Signature
Height: 4.1 cm
Width: 3.2 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2284 - Sommerville Gem Number
438 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Vermeule: Sardonyx. Intaglio. (Enameled gilt ring setting) Bust of Christ to left; signed L. Pichler (1773-1854) in Greek letters. Neo-Classic.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957) View Objects in Exhibition

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.. Rahden. Verlag Marie Leidorf GMbH. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 284, fig. 234, pl. 365, 367View 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. 438View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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