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Intaglio with centaur carrying maenad, set in gold ring

Fragmentary sard oval intaglio set in gold ring. Centaur carrying maenad on his back.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to J. D. Beazley, The Lewes House Collection of Ancient Gems, no. 111: From the Boulton collection [sale catalogue, no. 28,1]); April 5, 1926: loaned to MFA by Edward Perry Warren (as 79.26); November 17, 1927: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, for $ 161,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 27.647-27.761)

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912

Greco-Roman,

Catalogue Raisonné

Lewes House Gems, no. 111 (1920; 2002).

Accession Number

27.736

Medium or Technique

Sard

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems