|Current Location:||On Loan|
|Credit Line:||Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904|
|Other Number:||59 - Sommerville Gem Number|
376 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)
Sommerville: Maculated Agate-Onyx. Nymph sleeping, Satyr, and Amor or Cupid. Vase and shrubbery fine examples of utilization of the maculated stone. Greek and Roman Cameos, Case D.
Vermeule: Mediterranean. Renaissance. Maculated Agate-Onyx. [broken and repaired] in rectangular gilt frame. A sleeping Nymph, a Satyr stealing up on her, and Eros at the left aiming an arrow at the Satyr. The amphora at the left and the trees in the background show excellent utilization of the striations of the stone.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|Year of Color: Stone and Marble from Antiquity to the Present (19 Aug 2014 - Aug 2015)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|[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. 376||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
|[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Engraved Gems: Their History and an Elaborate View of Their Place In Art.. Maxwell Sommerville. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 670, no. 59, pl. 5||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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