Handle of an Oinochoe
about 5th or 4th century B.C.
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 439.
9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This consists of a square section with chamfered corners, flattened to an elliptical disc at each end. It joined at the end of the top and beneath the bottom. Green, crusty patina.
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