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Waterbird on stand

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Waterbird with a long curved bill. There is a hole for suspension diagonally from the middle of the back to just under the breast. The bottom of the stand is concave. Even green patina.

Provenance

By date unknown: Heyward Cutting Collection; gift of Heyward Cutting to MFA, September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Gift of Heyward Cutting

Greek, Geometric Period, about 750–700 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 010.

Dimensions

Height: 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

63.1397

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture