University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-1854
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Renaissance
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Onyx
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Nymph
Tree
Height: 1.9 cm
Width: 1.2 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1854 - Sommerville Gem Number
375 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Vermeule: Onyx. Cameo. (Modern gold ring setting) Sleeping Nymph reclining to left, tree in background. Renaissance.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich K. 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. 212, fig. 93, pl. 160, 162View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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. 375View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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