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Water jar (hydria-kalpis) with Eros leaning on a statue of Aphrodite

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Silver inlay on rim and foot, handle decorations and bracelets of figures. Winged, partly-draped figure of Eros standing at the base of the vertical handle, leaning on a figure in archaic style symbolizing Aphrodite. Green patina. Some areas restored. MFA, The Museum Year 1984-85, p.27, ill.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Mohammad Yeganeh, Bundenweg 7, 6000 Frankfurt/Main, West Germany; purchased by MFA from Mohammad Yeganeh, December 19, 1984

Credit Line

Mary S. and Edward Jackson Holmes Fund

Greek, Late Classical Period, 350–330 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 100.

Dimensions

Height x width: 45 x 38 cm (17 11/16 x 14 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1984.750

Medium or Technique

Bronze; silver inlays

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels