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Pin with acorn-shaped head

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The tapering shaft is topped by an acorn shaped head, whose cup is textured with indented lines.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. Henry Lee Higginson, Sr. Collection; March 2, 1922: gift of Mrs. Henry Lee Higginson, Sr. to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry Lee Higginson, Sr.

Greek, Classical Period, early 4th–mid 4th century B.C.

Dimensions

Length: 9.6 cm.

Accession Number

22.368

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches