ornament

Roman ?


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 349.

Dimensions

12.9 cm (5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.08.32u

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

A narrow plate is pierced at the top edge with four holes, in one of which a heavy chain is preserved. At the lower edge are attached twelve rods, terminating in charms, probably female members. Green patina, with areas of corrosion, light green.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1908: gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA; accessioned: 1910

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren