Handle probably from a large open bowl (stamnos)
Archaic or Classical Period
about 5th century B.C.
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 508; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 125 (additional published references).
Height x width: 13 x 14 cm (5 1/8 x 5 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The attachments are in the form of lanceolate leaves and are decorated with Silenus masks below pairs of volute-scrolls, all in ogee moldings. Deep green patina, with light areas.
By 1964: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 11, 1964
William E. Nickerson Fund, No. 2