Intaglio with head of Hermes, in gold ring

Greco-Roman


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.02 L.

Accession Number

27.728

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Gems

Carnelian oval intaglio. Head of Hermes in antique gold ring. B.B. 284.6.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: bought in Athens); October 28, 1925: loaned to MFA by Edward Perry Warren (as 574.25) ; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, November 17, 1927 for $ 161,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 27.647-27.761)

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912