University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2108
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Maker: Emil Burch
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1730-1814
Early Date: 1730
Late Date: 1814
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Titian?
Signature
Inigo Jones
Signature
Height: 2.2 cm
Width: 2 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2108 - Sommerville Gem Number
629 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)
30 - Other Number

Description

Vermeule: Sard. Intaglio. (Modern gilt ring setting) and impression. Contemporary low calore gold. Cornelian. Bust of a man 3/4 left, signed by E. Burch (1730-1814). Neo-Classic. 18th century ring - contemporary w/ ring.


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. 286, fig. 237, pl. 370, 372View 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. 629View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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