Scaraboid gem with standing stag
5th century B.C.
Length: 28 mm (1 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Intaglio. Set in ancient (?) gold setting. Pierced (horizontal). Motif oriented vertically. Stag standing in profile to the right.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: from a London sale); loaned to MFA by Edward Perry Warren, October 28, 1925 (as 572.25); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, November 17, 1927, for $ 161,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 27.647-27.761)
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912