University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-1840
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Silver
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Dionysos
Thyrsus
Cloak
Height: 1.4cm
Width: 1.8cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1840 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Pale Sard. (Modern silver ring setting) Dionysus walking to right, holding a cloak behind him and his pine-cone staff over his right shoulder. Neo-Classic


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. 186, fig. 40, pl. 83, 87View Objects cited in this Publication

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