University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2576
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italian
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Italy
Maker: Santarelli (uncertain)
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sardonyx
Gold
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Cupid
Height: 2.2 cm
Width: 1.7 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2576 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Sardonyx. Cameo. (Modern gold ring setting) Stone broken. Cupid seated chained to a base. Composition identical to 2562 and probably also work of Santarelli, but unsigned.


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. 210, fig. 86, pl. 151View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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