Faceted rectangular prism seal ring with triton

Greek
Early Archaic Period
about 6th century B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 22 mm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7594

Medium or Technique

Rock crystal

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

Intaglio. Seal mounted in ancient silver swivel hoop ring with silver wire coiled around the ends. Triton, bearded and wearing a fillet or headband, moving right with left hand raised.

Provenance

By date unknown: W. H. Forman Collection; by 1899: with Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, auction of the W. H. Forman Collection, June 22, 1899, lot 467; by date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren;
purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution