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Plaque, rectangular, repoussé

Has two heads in full front. Decorated with filigree patterns soldered on. Four rings attached to the bottom, to which small balls were originally attached. From Kameiros.

Provenance

By date unknown: W. H. Forman Collection; inherited from him by Mrs. Burt and then, about 1889, by A. H. Browne; by 1899: with Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 13 Wellington Strand, London, W.C. (sale of the Forman collection, June 19-22, lot 397, partial; said to have come from Camirus); 1899: with Edward Perry Warren; 1899: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, East Greek, Orientalizing Period, 7th century B.C.

Accession Number

99.402

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment