Kouros (youth), in pose of a dancer

Italic, Etruscan
Archaic Period
about 500 B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 087.

Dimensions

Height (including tangs) 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1976.789

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Nude kouros in dancing pose. Finial of a candelabrum or a kottabos stand. Tangs project from the feet and are encrusted with lead. The body is deep green with a lighter green patina on arms.

Provenance

By 1976: with Peter Sharrer, Ancient Art, Inc., 72 Fairmount Road, Ridgewood, New Jersey 07450; purchased by MFA from Peter Sharrer, December 8, 1976 with funds provided by Dr. Ernest and Virginia Lewisohn Kahn

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Ernest and Virginia Lewisohn Kahn