Oceanus (perhaps an attachment for a wagon)
Early 3rd century A.D.
Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 071.
Height x width x length: 8 x 6 x 8 cm (3 1/8 x 2 3/8 x 3 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Lobster claws spring from the forehead of the personification of the ocean, who holds a jar of flowing water and strokes a sea monster.
By 1986: with Robert Haber, 16 West 23rd Street, New York 10010 (said to have come from Spain and from a private Swiss collection); purchased by MFA from Robert Haber, September 17, 1986
Edwin E. Jack Fund