One of a pair of handles

Greek, East Greek
Archaic Period
about 500 B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 101.

Dimensions

Width x length: 11.8 x 18.5 cm (4 5/8 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1971.264

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One of a pair of handles from an amphora, side terminals in shape of ducks; bottom end shaped as a grape-leaf, veins incised. Four holes in leaf for attaching to body of amphora. Light green patina.

Provenance

By date unknown: Richard R. Wagner Collection (from Asia Minor, probably the Hermos Valley); gift of Richard R. Wagner to MFA, May 14, 1971

Credit Line

Gift of Richard R. Wagner