University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2122
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italian
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Italy
Maker: Luigi Pichler
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1850 AD
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1850
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Topaz
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Antinous
Signature
Height: 3.4 cm
Width: 2.6 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2122 - Sommerville Gem Number
606 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Vermeule: Topaz. Intaglio. Bust of Antinous facing left. Signed in Greek letters L. PICHLER.


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. 280, fig. 223, pl. 349, 350, 353View 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. 606View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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