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Paste cameo

Brown glass with white iridescence. A maenad reclining with back turned; under a tree, holding a bowl of wine towards a young satyr who sits on a rock. Part of the figure of a second satyr at the left. Upper left-hand part broken.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: Bought in Rome); 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greco-Roman,

Accession Number

98.764

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Cameos