University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2114
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italian
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Italy
Period: Post Classical
Date Made: 1600-1799
Early Date: 1600
Late Date: 1799
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Turquoise
Gold
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Cupid
Height: 1.5 cm
Width: 0.8 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2114 - Sommerville Gem Number

Description

Vermeule: Turquoise. Cameo. (Modern gold ring setting; diamond (brilliants) chips in floral pattern at sides). Winged Cupid walking frontally, cloak about waist. Work Italian XVIIth or XVIIIth century.


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