Mounted in modern setting. A satyr lifting along an old Silenus, at right a bacchante playing on cymbals. The satyr is dragging something with a cord (the car of Dionysus?); the silenus is dancing.
Marlborough Gem Sale, June 26-29, 1899, lot 209. Purchased of Edward Perry Warren, 1899, for $ 16,502.52 (this figure is the total price for MFA 99.101-99.119)
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund