Ancient Luxury and the Roman Silver Treasure from Berthouville

In 1830, a farmer near Berthouville discovered a hoard of silver-gilt objects dedicated to the Roman god Mercury. After four years of conservation at the Getty Villa, this collection comes to San Francisco in Ancient Luxury and the Roman Silver Treasure from Berthouville.
, 'Plate with the Embassy to Achilles,' ca. 375, Legion of Honor

Unknown Artist

Plate with the Embassy to Achilles, ca. 375

Legion of Honor

, '“Pitcher with Scenes from the Trojan War, ‘Achilles Dragging Hector before the Walls of Troy,’”,' 1-100, Legion of Honor

Unknown Artist

“Pitcher with Scenes from the Trojan War, ‘Achilles Dragging Hector before the Walls of Troy,’”, 1-100

Legion of Honor

, 'Bowl with a Medallion of Omphale,' ca. 1, Legion of Honor

Unknown Artist

Bowl with a Medallion of Omphale, ca. 1

Legion of Honor

, 'Mercury,' 175-225, Legion of Honor

Unknown Artist

Mercury, 175-225

Legion of Honor

, 'Beaker with Imagery Related to Isthmia and Corinth,' 1-100, Legion of Honor

Unknown Artist

Beaker with Imagery Related to Isthmia and Corinth, 1-100

Legion of Honor

, 'Aureus of Hadrian,' 134-138, Legion of Honor

Unknown Artist

Aureus of Hadrian, 134-138

Legion of Honor

, '“Cameo of Emperor Galba,' 68, Legion of Honor

Unknown Artist

“Cameo of Emperor Galba, 68

Legion of Honor

, 'The Berthouville Treasure,' , Legion of Honor

Unknown Artist

The Berthouville Treasure

Legion of Honor

, 'Offering Bowl with Bacchus, Hercules, and Coins,' about 210, Legion of Honor

Unknown Artist

Offering Bowl with Bacchus, Hercules, and Coins, about 210

Legion of Honor

, 'Pitcher with Scenes from the Trojan War, ‘The Ransom of Hector,' 1-100, Legion of Honor

Unknown Artist

Pitcher with Scenes from the Trojan War, ‘The Ransom of Hector, 1-100

Legion of Honor

, 'Cameo of Jupiter,' About 50, Legion of Honor

Unknown Artist

Cameo of Jupiter, About 50

Legion of Honor

, 'Cameo of Emperor Trajan,' About 100, Legion of Honor

Unknown Artist

Cameo of Emperor Trajan, About 100

Legion of Honor

, 'Cup with Centaurs,' 1-100, Legion of Honor

Unknown Artist

Cup with Centaurs, 1-100

Legion of Honor

, 'Plate with Hercules Wrestling the Nemean Lion,' ca. 500, Legion of Honor

Unknown Artist

Plate with Hercules Wrestling the Nemean Lion, ca. 500

Legion of Honor

, 'Cameo of Jupiter ,' ca. 50, Legion of Honor

Unknown Artist

Cameo of Jupiter , ca. 50

Legion of Honor

, 'Offering Bowl with a Medallion of Mercury in a Rural Shrine,' 175-225, Legion of Honor

Unknown Artist

Offering Bowl with a Medallion of Mercury in a Rural Shrine, 175-225

Legion of Honor

, 'Gem with Achilles Playing the Cithara,' 75-50, Legion of Honor

Unknown Artist

Gem with Achilles Playing the Cithara, 75-50

Legion of Honor

, 'Cup with Masks,' 1-100, Legion of Honor

Unknown Artist

Cup with Masks, 1-100

Legion of Honor

, 'Offering Bowl with a Medallion of Mercury and Maia or Rosmerta,' 150-225, Legion of Honor

Unknown Artist

Offering Bowl with a Medallion of Mercury and Maia or Rosmerta, 150-225

Legion of Honor