Scaraboid gem with a dolphin
Length: 24 mm (15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Anne and Blake Ireland Gallery (Gallery 210A)
Translucent brown chalcedony mottled with yellow jasper. Intaglio. Pierced for stringing (horiztonal). Motif oriented horiztonally. Dolphin facing right.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: bought in Greece); April 5, 1926: loaned by Edward Perry Warren to MFA as 139.26; November 17, 1927: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for
$ 161,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 27.647-27.761)
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912