Deaccessioned September 24, 2015

Handle

Greek, East Greek
Hellenistic or Greco-Roman Period


Accession Number

68.734

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Handle of a chest or vessel (cauldron ), in form of bull’s head, hollowed and in high relief, with three rings from behind the head. Features and hair incised, also nose-strap. Right-hand ring cracked through. Dark green patina.

Provenance

1968, gift of Richard R. Wagner (b. 1907 - d. 2002), West Barnstable, MA, to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 13, 1968)

Credit Line

Gift of Richard R. Wagner