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Sardonyx, scarab, intaglio

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Youth with chlamys, about to seat himself in a chair near fountain with lion's head spout. He holds a dog by a long cord. Inscribed [inscription].

Provenance

By date unknown: Morrison Collection (according to Warren's records: Morrison sale, no. 48); by date unknown: 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)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Italic, Etruscan,

Dimensions

Length: 16 mm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.730

Medium or Technique

Sardonyx

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems