University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2298
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Western European
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Western Europe
England (uncertain)
Period: Medieval
Date Made: 1300-1499 AD
Early Date: 1300
Late Date: 1499
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Gold
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Saint George
Dragon
Height: 1.1 cm
Width: 1 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2298 - Sommerville Gem Number
326 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Vermeule: Sard. Intaglio. (Modern Gilt Ring Setting) A Saint Michael ? or George ? to right, spearing and trampling on a dragon, two stars in field. Early Christian to Medieval. Stone octagonal in shape has a cut border.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[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. 326View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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