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Rock-crystal intaglio

Rock-crystal intaglio. Lower face flat and plain; upper side has facets on two of which are figures of animals.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Modern ?,

Accession Number

72.864

Medium or Technique

Rock crystal

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems