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Object Number:29-128-2216
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Maker: Berini
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Chalcedony
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Pericles
Aspasia
Height: 2.5 cm
Width: 2.4 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2216 - Sommerville Gem Number
552 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Vermeule: Cameo. (Reset) Jugate busts, probably representing Pericles and Aspasia. Signed Bernini m


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich K. 2011. Höchste Schönheit und einfache Grazie. Klassizistische Gemmen und Kameen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia PA.. Rahden. Verlag Marie Leidorf GMbH. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 250, fig. 163, pl. 274View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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. 552View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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