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Vegetable-stem handle with rudimentary volute at the base. Broken and mended. Crusty green patina.

Provenance

Alfred Greenough Collection

Credit Line

Bequest from Charles H. Parker

Greco-Roman,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 470; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 125 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height x length: 17.5 x 21 cm (6 7/8 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

08.250

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels