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Oval gem with standing Apollo

'Nicolo,' blue on black. Intaglio. Flat front and back with outward front bezel. Apollo standing with weight on right leg, wears a cloak fastened around his neck that hangs down to his calves. At right, a base with molding and laurel garland, topped by a tripod; at left, a waist-high pillar; a...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Italy.); December 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Roman, Imperial Period, 1st century A.D.

Accession Number

01.7579

Medium or Technique

Glass (paste)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems