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Bracelet with feline-head terminals

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A small, heavy bracelet of twisted tube with beaded wire wound around it. Feline heads are set at each terminal with details formed by chasing metal into patterns at the top of the head and at the muzzle. A collar of triangles in granulation outlined with wire is placed at the join of the head...

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By 1886: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in 1886 in Athens and said to have been found in the island of Cythnos); 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

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Anonymous gift

Greek, Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, 350–300 B.C.


Legacy dimension: 495.5 gr. Weight: 32.09 gm (0.07 lb.)

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The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets