Plaque, rectangular, repoussé
GreeK, East Greek
5 x 3 cm (1 15/16 x 1 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Evanthea and Leo Condakes Gallery (Gallery 113A)
The “Oriental Artemis,” holding a small lion in each hand. Upper right corner, fragment of right side, and part of tab missing.
By date unknown: collection of W. H. Forman; inherited from him by Mrs. Burt and then, about 1889, by A. H. Browne; by 1899: with Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 13 Wellington Strand, London, W.C. (sale of the Forman collection, June 19-22, lot 397, partial; said to have come from Kameiros); 1899: with Edward Perry Warren; 1899: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund