University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2537
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Northern European (uncertain)
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Northern Europe (uncertain)
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Gold
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Woman
Aphrodite?
Cleopatra?
Height: 0.9 cm
Width: 1.2 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2537 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Sard. Cameo. (Modern Gilt Ring Setting) Bust of a woman, perhaps Aphrodite or Cleopatra, facing to left. Neo-Classic, very likely northern European manufacturer.


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