Deaccessioned September 24, 2015

Young bird

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
probably A.D. 100–200


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 166.

Dimensions

Length: 4 cm (1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.1182

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

The bird’s wings are spread, and the head is turned upwards. Green patina.

Provenance

Acquired in Istanbul by Richard R. Wagner (b. 1907 - d. 2002), West Barnstable, MA; 1965, gift of Richard R. Wagner to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 22, 1965)

Credit Line

Gift of Richard R. Wagner