Silver applique

Greek
Hellenistic Period
3rd century B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width: 5 x 4.5 cm (1 15/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

59.708

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Appliqué.

The head of a satyr, turned upward to left. He has small horns, pointed ears, long wavy hair with a lock falling over right shoulder. On the same shoulder, traces of nebris (?). His face and lips are full. Part of the flat background is preserved. Gilt on hair and wreath, and nebris.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Antonio Agostini, Via Scandriglia 15, Rome, Italy; purchased by MFA from Antonio Agostini, November 12, 1959, for
$ 750.00 (this is the total price for 59.707-59.709)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour