University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-1298
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:German
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Germany
Period: Renaissance
Date Made: 1500-1699 AD
Early Date: 1500
Late Date: 1699
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Amber
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Grapes
Harvest
Wine Press
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:1298 - Sommerville Gem Number
378 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Sommerville: Amber Cameo. The Vintage, bringing in the grapes. Of the sixteenth century. Ambers, Case CCCC. Vermeule: Amber. Ren. Cameo. Sixteenth century (German?) scene of the harvest of grapes and celebrations at the winepress.


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. 378View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Engraved Gems: Their History and an Elaborate View of Their Place In Art.. Maxwell Sommerville. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 750, no. 1298, pl. 60View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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