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Intaglio

Nicola intaglio, oval with bevelled edge. Sow suckling three piglets. She stands beneath the curving branch of a tree facing left. On the back is a modern inscription in Arabic. Perfectly preserved.

Provenance

By date unknown: Burton Y. Berry Collection; gift of Burton Y. Berry to MFA, May 9, 1973

Credit Line

Gift of Burton Y. Berry

Roman,

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: W. 1.3 cm H. 1.2 cm Thickness 0.3 cm

Accession Number

1973.272

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems