Plaque with a centaur holding a rabbit

Greek, East Greek
Orientalizing Period
660–640 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width: 6.3 x 3.4 cm (2 1/2 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.386

Medium or Technique

Electrum

On View

Evanthea and Leo Condakes Gallery (Gallery 113A)

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Centaur to left carrying an animal in left hand. Three balls attached to lower edge. Upper left corner gone. Part of the tab missing. From Kameiros.

Provenance

By date unknown: W. H. Forman Collection; inherited from him by Mrs. Burt and then, about 1889, by A. H. Browne; by 1899: with Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 13 Wellington Strand, London, W.C. (sale of the Forman collection, June 19-22, lot 397, partial; said to have come from Kameiros); 1899: with Edward Perry Warren; 1899: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund