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[One of] Nine Rosettes

Each rosette, perhaps a stylized rose or anemone, made of two superposed sheets of gold with edges cut to form eight upturned and cupped petals. Eight-petalled rosettes in center bordered by tightly twisted rope wire. Petals alternate enameled white and turquoise blue. Thirty stamens radiate...

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By 1966: with Dr. Leo Mildenberg, c/o Leu and Co.'s Bank Ltd., Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Dr. Leo Mildenberg, November 9, 1966

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Greek, Late Classical Period, 400–350 B.C.


Legacy dimension: Average Diameter: 0.034 m.; H.: 0.008 m.; Diam (of stems): 0.008 m.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment