Base of a Handle

Greek or Roman
Greco-Roman Period


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 459.

Dimensions

3.1 cm (1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.4511

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

A large volute at the right, above a facing head of a silen with thick, curly hair, beard and mustache. Pierced with a round hole. Broken at top and at volute on left. Dark green patina.

Provenance

Hay Collection.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way