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Intaglio with comic actor holding stick

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Golden sard oval intaglio. Comic actor masked, holding knotted stick.

Provenance

By 1912-1913: with Edward Perry Warren (according to J. D. Beazley, The Lewes House Collection of Ancient Gems, no. 108: Bought in Rome (?) 1912-13.); April 5, 1926: loaned to MFA by Edward Perry Warren (as 94.26); November 17, 1927: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 161,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 27.647-27.761)

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912

Greco-Roman,

Catalogue Raisonné

Lewes House Gems, no. 108 (1920; 2002).

Dimensions

Length: 14 mm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.738

Medium or Technique

Sard

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems