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Kouros (youth), in pose of a dancer

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Nude kouros in dancing pose. Finial of a candelabrum or a kottabos stand. Tangs project from the feet and are encrusted with lead. The body is deep green with a lighter green patina on arms.

Provenance

By 1976: with Peter Sharrer, Ancient Art, Inc., 72 Fairmount Road, Ridgewood, New Jersey 07450; purchased by MFA from Peter Sharrer, December 8, 1976 with funds provided by Dr. Ernest and Virginia Lewisohn Kahn

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Ernest and Virginia Lewisohn Kahn

Italic, Etruscan, Archaic Period, about 500 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 087.

Dimensions

Height (including tangs) 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1976.789

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture