Banded white agate. Intaglio. Pierced for stringing (vertical). Motif oriented vertically. Heron, facing left, lifts one foot and looks up. Partial ground line.
By date unknown: Count Michel Tyszkiewicz Collection; 1898: auction of the M. Tyszkiewicz Collection, Hotel des Commissaires-Priseurs, 9 rue Drouot, Paris, June 8-10, lot 283 (said to have been found in Greece); by 1898: with Edward Perry Warren; 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund