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Round gem with the three Graces

Intaglio. White stone with central brown circle. Convex front, flat back with slight inward back bezel. Motif situated in center of field with empty space. The three graces stand in a row. The central Grace, standing contrapposto, is seen from behind, and has either hand on the outer shoulder of...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (acording to his records: Bought in Rome [Helbig]); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

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

Accession Number

03.1004

Medium or Technique

Onyx

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems