Cameo with goat

Roman
Imperial Period
1st century


Dimensions

Length: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.760

Medium or Technique

Sardonyx

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Cameos

Oval, white over brown sardonyx cameo. Goat grazing to right. Ground line.

Provenance

By date unknown: Count Michel Tyszkiewicz Collection; 1898: auction of the M. Tyszkiewicz Collection, Hotel des Commissaires-Priseurs, 9 rue Drouot, Paris, June 8-10, lot 279; by 1898: 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