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Chalcedony intaglio, oval

Set in a ring. Head of the Eros in the Vatican, profile to left. Signed.

Provenance

Marlborough Gem Sale, June 26-29, 1899, lot 582. by 1899: with Edward Perry Warren; 1899: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 16,502.52 (this figure is the total price for MFA 99.101-99.119)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

18th century

Accession Number

99.116

Medium or Technique

Chalcedony

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems