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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1966.155.9
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
Triton
Classification
Gems
Work Type
gem
Date
18th century
Culture
Italian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/228103
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Sardonyx
Technique
Intaglio
Dimensions
2.5 x 1.9 x 0.4 cm (1 x 3/4 x 3/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: reverse, incised: E [or sigma] 4
  • inscription: reverse, incised: VCE [or sigma] 9
  • inscription: reverse, incised: EW [or EA]
  • inscription: reverse, incised: [crossed out:] E [or sigma] [ ] Z
Provenance
Edwin Hale Abbot Jr., Bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1966.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Edwin H. Abbot
Accession Year
1966
Object Number
1966.155.9
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Unearthing the Allure of Gems, Bruce Museum, Greenwich, 04/25/2003 - 09/07/2003

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