Three-legged stand

Greek
Classical Period
about 5th century B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 451.

Dimensions

Height: 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

96.678

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The feet of the three-legged stand, made separately, are lions’ paws below Ionic capitals with volutes and palmettes. It currently supports a red-figured lebes (96.720). Crusty blue-green patina.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA, 1896

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren