Legacy dimension: L. 0.146 m.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Long, pointed shaft curves gracefully at the top into a carefully rendered snake’s body and head, with skull and incised scales described in detail. Tarnished, with some corrosion along shaft, especially toward the point.
1972, gift of Mohammad Yeganeh (dealer; b. 1929 - d. 2012), Galerie für Griechische, Römische und Byzantinische Kunst, Frankfurt, to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 8, 1972)
Gift of Mohammad Yeganeh