Kouros (youth), in pose of a dancer
about 500 B.C.
Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 087.
Height (including tangs) 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
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
Gift of Dr. Ernest and Virginia Lewisohn Kahn