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Vase with situla handle

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On the neck there are molded bands, and on the body a series of molded lines with concentric circles, linked like Geometric fibulae, between. The base has turned, concentric ridged areas and molded lines. Dark, greenish-black patina.

Provenance

By date unknown: Richard R. Wagner Collection (acquired in Istanbul); gift of Richard R. Wagner to MFA, September 22, 1965

Credit Line

Gift of Richard R. Wagner

Roman or Byzantine, Late Antique Period, about A.D. 400 or later

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 484.

Dimensions

Height: 10 cm (3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.1187

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels