Figure of a bird
about 725 B.C.
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 010A.
Height: 3.6 cm (1 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
There is a hole, vertically, through the neck for suspension and parallel rows of incised straight lines on the neck, body and tail. The bill is elongated. Straight and zigzag lines are incised on the top of the stand with open spirals on the sides. The stamp on the base is snake-like design. Green and blackish patina.
By 1966: with Dr. Leo Mildenberg, Zurich, Switzerland; date unknown: purchased from Dr. Leo Mildenberg by Mr. and Mrs. John Dane, Jr.; gift of Mr. and Mrs. John Dane, Jr. to MFA, June 8, 1970
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John Dane, Jr.