Plaque with a centaur holding a rabbit

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Highlights: Classical Art (MFA), p. 158.

Dimensions

Height x width: 5.8 x 3.4 cm (2 5/16 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.388

Medium or Technique

Electrum

On View

Evanthea and Leo Condakes Gallery (Gallery 113A)

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Plaque, rectangular, repoussé. Centaur to left, carrying animal in left hand. Lower corners gone. 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