University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2522
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italian
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Rome (Italy)
Maker: Pozzi
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850 AD
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Gold
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Francis IV
Height: 3.3 cm
Width: 2.3 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2522 - Sommerville Gem Number
637 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Vermeule: Chalcedony. Cameo. (Gold setting, perhaps of a box) Portrait of Francis IV, Duke of Modena (lived 1779-1846), facing left. Signed "Pozzi F." Neo-Classic.


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. 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. 296, fig. 253, pl. 394View 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. 637View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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