Figurine of Triton
about late 6th century B.C.
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 214.
Height x length x width: 4.1 x 8.3 x 2.3 cm (1 5/8 x 3 1/4 x 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Triton is bearded, with his human portion upright and his fish body undulating behind. He was supported on a base by an attachment at the bottom. Right arm broken off at the elbow, left hand at the wrist, also one tail fin. Green patina.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Paris.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December, 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution