Armlet with feline-head terminals

Italic, Etruscan
Classical Period
Late 5th century B.C.


Dimensions

Diameter: 9.2cm (3 5/8in.) Weight: 31 gm (0.07 lb.)

Accession Number

48.293

Medium or Technique

Gold

On View

Anne and Blake Ireland Gallery (Gallery 210A)

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

The armlet is comprised of a hollow-gold band ending in panthers’ heads. On band, there is granular decoration in the form of triple chevrons. Similar to 48.294.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Charles L. Morley, 25 East 83rd Street, New York, N.Y.; April 8, 1948: purchased by MFA from Charles L. Morley for $ 750.00 (the total price for MFA 48.293 and 48.294)

Credit Line

John Michael Rodocanachi Fund