Near Eastern, Persian, Sassanian
Length: 2.5 cm (1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)
In modern setting; frontal face of Sassanian Prince.
By date unknown: Storey-Maskelyne Collection (sale at Sotheby, London, July 5-6, 1921); by date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; April 5, 1926 : loaned to MFA by Edward Perry Warren (as 142.26); November 17, 1927: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
for $ 161,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 27.647-27.761)
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912