Vase with situla handle

Roman or Byzantine
Late Antique Period
about A.D. 400 or later


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 484.

Dimensions

Height: 10 cm (3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.1187

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

On the neck there are molded bands, and on the body a series of molded lines with concentric circles, linked like Geometric fibulae, between. The base has turned, concentric ridged areas and molded lines. Dark, greenish-black patina.

Provenance

By date unknown: Richard R. Wagner Collection (acquired in Istanbul); gift of Richard R. Wagner to MFA, September 22, 1965

Credit Line

Gift of Richard R. Wagner