University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-991
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Renaissance
Date Made: 1500-1599 AD
Early Date: 1500
Late Date: 1599
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Chalcedony
Onyx
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Woman
Portrait
Height: 1.7 cm
Width: 1.3 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:991 - Sommerville Gem Number
421 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Sommerville: Chalcedony-Onyx. A Medici (cinque-cento). Gold and Silver Rings - Cameos, Case JJJ.

Vermeule: Chalcedony-Onyx. Ren. Port. Cameo. (Gilt ring setting) Bust termed that of a woman of Medici of XVIth century, facing left. Renaissance.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

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