Object Place: Europe, Florence, Italy
8.57 cm (3 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Bronze with traces of gilding. Winged angel sounding double pipes held in two hands. Drape and long locks of hair flow out behind. Right leg bent and extending forward; left leg pushing back. Right leg broken off below calf. Based on classical “Victory” prototype. From religious object, as a Cross or a Reliquary shrine.
By 1967, Riccardi Ariodante, Florence; 1967, sold by Ariodante to the MFA. (Accession date: September 13, 1967)
Helen and Alice Colburn Fund