University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2220
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Post Classical
Date Made: 1800-1899
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sardonyx
Gold
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Apollo Belvedere
Height: 1.5 cm
Width: 2.2 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2220 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Sardonyx. Cameo. (Modern gold ring setting) Bust of Apollo facing, head in full profile to left. The features are based in a general 19th century way on the Apollo Belvedere.


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. 260, fig. 183, pl. 302View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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