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Set of jewelry

Period:
Late Archaic
Date:
early 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Gold, glass, rock crystal, agate, carnelian
Dimensions:
L. of necklace 14 3/16 in. (36 cm); D. of disks 2 7/16 in. (6.1 cm); L. of fibula 1 15/16 in. (5 cm); L. of fibulae 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm); L. of pin 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm); D. of ring with youth intaglio 7/8 in. (2.2 cm); D. of ring with Herakles intaglio 15/16 in. (2.4 cm); D. of ring with bird intaglio 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm); D. of plain ring 31/32 (2.45 cm); D. of ring with lion intaglio 7/8 in. (2.2 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.11.7–.18
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
Gold and glass necklace (40.11.7)
Gold and rock crystal disks (40.11.8,.9)
Gold fibula (safety pin) with sphinx (40.11.10)
Two gold fibulae (safety pines) (40.11.11,.12)
Gold pin (40.11.13)
Gold and agate ring: on bezel of scarab, youth (41.11.14)
Gold and carnelian ring: on bezel of scarab, Herakles (41.11.15)
Gold and carnelian ring: on bezel, bird (41.11.16)
Gold ring (41.11.17)
Gold ring: on bezel, lion (41.11.18)
#1216. Set of Jewelry
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Found in a tomb at Vulci (Richter 1940, p. 224).

1832, found in a tomb at Vulci; from at least 1834, collection of Rougemont de Löwenberg, purchased from Baron Beugnot, Paris; from 1930, on the art market, Europe; acquired 1940, purchased by Rosa Kraft, Lugano, Switzerland, from Charles Albert de Burlet, Basel, Switzerland, on behalf of the Museum.
Lenormant, Charles. 1834. "Collier étrusque appartenant à M. Rougemont de Lowenberg." Annales de l'Institut de Correspondance Archéologique, 6: pp. 243-64.

Instituto di Corrispondenza Archeologica. 1834-1838. Monumenti Inediti, Vol. 2. pl, VII, Roma.

Campanari, Domenico. 1835. Bullettino dell'Instituto di Corrispondenza Archeologica, : pp. 203-5.

Jahn, Otto. 1854. Beschreibung der vasensammlung könig Ludwigs in der Pinakothek zu München. p. XVIII n. 28, Munich: J. Lindauer.

Blümner, Hugo. 1885. "Das Kunstgewerbe im Altertum." Geschichte des kunstgewerbes in einzeldarstellungen. pp. 146ff., figs. 102-7, Leipzig: G. Freytag.

Grancsay, Stephen V. 1940. "The Art of the Jeweler: A Special Exhibition." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 35(11): p. 217.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1940. "Four Notable Acquisitions of the Metropolitan Museum of Art." American Journal of Archaeology, 44 (4): pp. 434–39, figs. 7–12.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1940. "A Set of Etruscan Jewelry." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 35(11): pp. 223-36, figs. 1-6.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1940. Handbook of the Etruscan Collection. p. 33, fig. 106, New York: Marchbanks Press.

Higgins, R. A. 1961. Greek and Roman Jewellery. p. 135, London: Methuen.

Cristofani, Mauro and Marina Cristofani Martelli. 1983. "Vulci: il complesso di oreficerie del Metropolitan Museum." L'Oro degli Etruschi. nos. 127-34, pp. 158-9, 289, 290, Novara: Istituto Geografico De Agostini.

Riis, Poul Jørgen. 1998. Vulcientia Vetustiora: A Study of Archaic Vulcian Brronzes, Historisk-filosofiske Skrifter 19. pp. 92-8, n. 218, Copenhagen: Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters.

Haynes, Sybille. 2000. Etruscan Civilization: A Cultural History. p. 158, fig. 138, Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum.

Picón, Carlos A. 2007. Art of the Classical World in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Greece, Cyprus, Etruria, Rome no. 344, pp. 296, 473, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 7.1–7.7, pp. 10, 253–57, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Campbell, Virginia L. 2017. Ancient Rome. p. 95, New York: Thames and Hudson.

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