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Ring with Onyx Cameo of a Bacchante (Female Follower of Bacchus, God of Wine)
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Ring with Onyx Cameo of a Bacchante (Female Follower of Bacchus, God of Wine)


Description Provenance Credit
Description The image of a priestess of Bacchus dancing with her symbol the "thrysos" is taken from an intaglio dating from the 5th century BC.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, Paris and New York; purchased by Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1909; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1909

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Period
18th century
Medium
onyx, gold
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.138
Measurements
H: 11 x W: 6 11/16 in. (28 x 17 cm)
Geographies
  • Italy (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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