Handle of a bowl or basin
Late Archaic Period
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 431; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 124 (additional published references).
9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
Horizontal hanging ring, with flat band having bevelled edges. The handle swings from an hour-glass shaped attachment enriched by six double fillets in relief. Fine light green patina with brown areas and encrustation. Remains of earth.
By date unknown: Benjamin W. Crowninshield Collection (according to the Registrar's Register of Metalwork: from Athens); gift of Benjamin W. Crowinshield to MFA, November 3, 1881
Gift of Benjamin W. Crowinshield