Lapis lazuli and gold

Egyptian ?


Dimensions

Length: 19 mm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

27.662

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Gems

Bearded man, draped, seated before a vase. His feet and the base are of gold. The vase is detached and the head fastened on with gold wire.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; April 5, 1926: loaned to MFA by Edward Perry Warren (as 135.26); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, November 17, 1927 as part of a group for $ 161,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 27.647-27.761)

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912