Early Hellenistic Period
about 300 B.C.
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 605; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 126 (additional published references).
Length: 25.5 cm (10 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient Greece: Dionysos & Symposium Gallery (Gallery 215B)
The ensemble comprises a long, narrow handle with incised lines on the back, a shallow circular bowl, and a swan’s head on the end of the handle. Much encrustation.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; November 4, 1890: gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA
Gift of Edward Perry Warren