Bacchus pendant with Granulation in the Etruscan Style
Castellani and Sons, Rome (atribudo)
1 7/8 x 1 1/4 x 7/8 inches
A Similar pendant is in the collection of the Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia, Rome, and the Louvre, British Museum, and the Berlin State Museum have ancient Etruscan originals that inspired the Castellani.
I would like to thank Susan Weber Soros, Director of the Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture, which holds copyright on this image, and the owners of the original object, for sharing this image with the Victorian Web.