Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Bacchante

Date:
mid-19th century
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Onyx and gold
Dimensions:
1 1/2 × 1 3/16 in. (3.8 × 3 cm)
Classification:
Lapidary Work-Gems
Credit Line:
The Milton Weil Collection, 1940
Accession Number:
40.20.53
Not on view
Luigi Saulini learned hardstone and shell carving from his adopted father, Tommaso (1784–1864), and continued in the family trade from a successful shop in the Via del Babuino in Rome.
Signature: Unsigned

Marking: Unmarked
Milton Weil (until 1938; to MMA)
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