University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-1928
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Gold
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Silenus
Thyrsus
Krater
Column
Height: 0.9cm
Width: 1.1cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1928 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Pale Sard. (Modern silvered ring setting) Silenus standing to left, with thyrsusin left hand. He extends right over a large krater at his feet, a column with flame on top appears at left. Neo-Classic, in imitation of Graeco-Roman ringstone.


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