University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2531
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850 AD
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Chalcedony
Onyx
Gold
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Cupid
Column
Height: 3.4cm
Width: 1cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number2531 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

(Modern gold stick-pin) Winged cupid facing slightly left; a column appears behind him. His arms are tied behind him. Neo-Classic, the design copied from ancient models including several replicas of a late Hellenistic statue.


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