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Intaglio with a Bust of a Woman Set in a Pin
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Intaglio with a Bust of a Woman Set in a Pin


Description Provenance Credit
Description This bust of an unidentified woman is shown in profile to the left, with drapery depicted on her torso. Her hairstyle is similar to those of female members of the Antonine dynasty.
Provenance Henry Walters, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Sadie Jones (Mrs. Henry Walters), New York, 1931, by inheritance; Mrs. Henry Walters Sale, Joseph Brummer, New York, 1942; Walters Art Museum, 1942, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1942

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Period
second half 2nd century CE (Roman Imperial)
Medium
red jasper
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.1259
Measurements
Intaglio H: 3/4 × W: 9/16 × D: 3/16 in. (1.9 × 1.4 × 0.4 cm); Intaglio with pin H: 1 7/16 in. (3.6 cm)
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Not On View

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