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Intaglio with a Dancing Satyr Set in a Ring
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Intaglio with a Dancing Satyr Set in a Ring


Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description This intaglio has a dancing satyr with an animal skin over his right arm and a thyrsos in his right hand.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
8/25/1960Examinationother
Provenance Charles Newton-Robinson, London, by 1904, [mode of acquisition unknown]; Charles Newton-Robinson sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 22 June 1909, lot 51 [as from Trebisond (Trabzon, Turkey)]; Dikran Kelekian, Paris and New York, 1909, by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1909, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1909

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Period
2nd-1st century BCE (Hellenistic (?))
Medium
carnelian; mount: gold
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.108
Measurements
intaglio with gold setting: 3/4 x 5/8 x 3/16 in. (1.89 x 1.65 x 0.44 cm); ring: 7/8 in. (2.27 cm) (diam.)
Geographies
  • Roman Empire (Place of Origin)
  • Greece (Place of Discovery)

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