Renaissance Period or later
16th to 19th century
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 495; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 125 (additional published references).
5.4 x 10.3 cm (2 1/8 x 4 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The circular medallion on top has concentric rings on the edge. Within two nude figures stand on either side of a tall tripod louter. The handle terminates in a grotesque, Pan-like face. Even artificial dark green-to-black patina.
By date unknown: Alfred Greenough Collection; gift of the Estate of Alfred Greenough to MFA, April 4, 1885
Alfred Greenough Collection