Strainer

Italic, Etruscan
Hellenistic Period
about 4th–3rd century B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 607; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 126 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Length: 29.6 cm (11 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.498

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

Greek Classical Gallery (Gallery 215B)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Household

The bowl has a flat rim and is perforated with many small holes. There is also a flat handle, and a hook-shaped projection from the opposite side. Bluish patina.

Provenance

By 1899: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome 1899.): purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, 1899, for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund