Base or Stand for a Lamp
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 497.
Height: 16.8 cm (6 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Four animal-paw feet support the bottom, below various stages of hammered and turned molding. One large and one small hole near the top. Spots of bright green.
By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for
$ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)
Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription