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The ensemble comprises a long, narrow handle with incised lines on the back, a shallow circular bowl, and a swan's head on the end of the handle. Much encrustation.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA, November 4, 1890

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Greek, Early Hellenistic Period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 605; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 126 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Length: 25.5 cm (10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

90.187

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Household