Vessel in the shape of a lamp-filler

Byzantine or Islamic


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 499.

Dimensions

Height: 4.4 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

65.1705

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The body has ovolo fluting in relief, small upcurved spout and volute-shaped handle. On the bottom are incised lines and a medallion with an inscription, probably Islamic. Brownish, green patina with encrustation.

Provenance

By date unknown: Richard R. Wagner Collection (acquired in Istanbul); gift of Richard R. Wagner to MFA, December 8, 1965

Credit Line

Gift of Richard R. Wagner