Youth seizing a horse. The base of this ornament takes the form of two scrolls, juxtaposed. Green patina.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: bought in Rome); 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund
Italic, Etruscan, Archaic Period,
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 195; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 121 (additional published references).
Height: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique