University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2342
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Renaissance
Date Made: 1500-1699 AD
Early Date: 1500
Late Date: 1699
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Onyx
Gold
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Woman
Height: 2.1 cm
Width: 1.8 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2342 - Sommerville Gem Number
422 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Vermeule: Onyx. Ren. Portrait. Cameo. (Gilt ring setting) Half-figured bust of a woman of the XVIth or XVIIth century in full costume, to left.


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. 422View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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