Handle of a bowl or basin

Greek
Late Archaic Period
500–480 B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 431; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 124 (additional published references).

Dimensions

9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

81.196

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

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.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Benjamin W. Crowinshield