Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 291.
Length (of bezel): 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The plain hoop leads to a pointed oval bezel with engraved design: a satyr stands to front with feet crossed and holds a child. The child may have wings and therefore be the young Eros rather than the infant Dionysos. Part of the loop is broken away. Dark green patina with some corrosion.
By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson to MFA, September 12, 1918
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson