Hellenistic or Early Imperial Period
probably 50 B.C.–A.D. 50
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 474.
Height: 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
On the lip there are two holes, probably for handles; they are on opposite sides. Below the lip there is a rolled fillet molding between two grooves. In the center of the bottom is an engraved dot, or turning mark, and outside this, halfway to the outer curve of the profile, an incised, circular groove. Black green patina.
By date unknown: Richard R. Wagner Collection (acquired in Istanbul); gift of Richard R. Wagner to MFA, September 22, 1965
Gift of Richard R. Wagner