University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2454
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:Youth
Torch
Palm
Height: 1.4cm
Width: 1.9cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number2454 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

(Modern Gilt Ring Setting) A winged youth, probably the genius of eternity, running to right, a torch in his left hand, a palm in the right. Neo-Classic in the spirit of Canova and Thorwaldsen.


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