about 450 B.C.
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 182; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 121 (additional published references).
Height: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Silenus has horse’s hoofs and is ithyphallic. He is blowing a horn held in his raised right hand. One (left) hoof is restored. Green patina.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA, January 2, 1913
Gift of Edward Perry Warren