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Lamp and stand

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The stand has a triangular base resting on three animals' hoofs and supporting a shaft made up of three snakes (?) with their heads resting on the base and the tips of their tails joined and holding a spike which fits into a socket in the lamp. The lamp has a twisted spout also decorated with a...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Miss Margaret H. Jackson Collection; loaned to MFA by Miss Margaret H. Jackson, May 19, 1916 (as 986.16); gift of Miss Margaret H. Jackson to MFA, June 6, 1918

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Margaret H. Jackson

Italic, Etruscan, Republican Period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 532.

Dimensions

Height (including handle): 19 cm (7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

18.320

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels