Gem with fishing scene

Roman
Roman Imperial
1st–2nd century AD


Dimensions

Length x width: 17 x 15 mm (11/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.536

Medium or Technique

Jasper

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Gems

Two men in short tunics and boots and holding staffs, pull a boat to left, while a fisherman, aboard, casts his net. Green jasper. Sub-oval intaglio with flat front and beveled edge

Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. Charles B. Perkins Collection; gift of Mrs. Charles B. Perkins to MFA, May 15, 1952

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles B. Perkins