Scaraboid intaglio with dove

Greek, East Greek
Late Classical Period
Early 4th century B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 2.3 x 1.6 x 1.4 cm (7/8 x 5/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.723

Medium or Technique

Rock crystal

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Gems

A dove flying to left.

Provenance

By date unknown: Count Michel Tyszkiewicz Collection; 1898: auction of the M. Tyszkiewicz Collection, Hotel des Commissaires-Priseurs, 9 rue Drouot, Paris, June 8-10, lot 257 (Rome); 1898: with Edward Perry Warren; 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for
$ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund