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Sardonyx, intaglio, oval

Aktaion, wearing chlamys and carrying lyre, pursued by two dogs. Signed.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Italian, 18th century (?)

Accession Number

95.86

Medium or Technique

Sardonyx

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems