On the upper arms, heads of waterbirds. On the lower, palmette-shaped base, stylized (incised) leaves between volutes. A leaf pattern is incised on the middle of the back of the handle. Some scratches below handle, above base. Even light green patina.
By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection (said to come from Greece, perhaps Dodona); gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, February 12, 1964
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III