University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2387
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1700-1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Silver
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Priest
Height: 1.2 cm
Width: 2 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2387 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

(Modern Silver Ring Setting) Bust of a man of the 17th or 18th century clerical type facing to left. Neo-Classic, the style of cutting with the wheel attempts to imitate that popular in late antique and Byzantine cut stone.


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