Classical or Hellenistic Period
about 4th century B.C.
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 446.
Height: 10.9 cm (4 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This ewer is of squat form, with a large oval mouth. The flaring, squared handle terminates in the mask of a long-bearded Dionysos or Silenus of the fourth-century “Sardanapalus” type. The bottom is decorated with several concentric circles. Deep green patina.
E. P. Warren Collection.
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900