Near Eastern, Persian, Sassanian
Length: 2.5 cm (1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)
In modern setting; frontal face of Sassanian Prince.
By date unknown, Nevil Story-Maskelyne (b. 1823 – d. 1911), said to have been bought in Constantinople ; July 4, 1921, Story-Maskelyne sale, Sotheby, Wilkinson, and Hodge, London, lot 278, to Edward Perry Warren; April 5, 1926, loaned by Edward Perry Warren to MFA (as 142.26); 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)
 As per the 1921 sale catalog
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912