Pin with acorn-shaped head

Greek
Classical Period
early 4th–mid 4th century B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 9.6 cm.

Accession Number

22.368

Medium or Technique

Gold

On View

Anne and Blake Ireland Gallery (Gallery 210A)

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Brooches

The tapering shaft is topped by an acorn shaped head, whose cup is textured with indented lines.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. Henry Lee Higginson, Sr. Collection; March 2, 1922: gift of Mrs. Henry Lee Higginson, Sr. to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry Lee Higginson, Sr.