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Intaglio with Herakles, set in a modern ring

Oval onyx intaglio. In modern ring, Herakles standing.

Provenance

According to Warren's records: from the Storey-Maskelyne Collection (sale at Sotheby, London, July 4-5, 1921); by date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; April 5, 1925: loaned by Edward Perry Warren to MFA (as 146.26); 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,

Accession Number

27.745

Medium or Technique

Onyx

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems