User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Strainer

Start collecting

The bowl has a flat rim and is perforated with many small holes. There is also a flat handle, and a hook-shaped projection from the opposite side. Bluish patina.

Provenance

By 1899: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome 1899.): purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, 1899, for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Italic, Etruscan, Hellenistic Period, about 4th–3rd century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 607; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 126 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Length: 29.6 cm (11 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.498

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Household