Vessel in the shape of a lamp-filler
Byzantine or Islamic
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 499.
Height: 4.4 cm (1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The body has ovolo fluting in relief, small upcurved spout and volute-shaped handle. On the bottom are incised lines and a medallion with an inscription, probably Islamic. Brownish, green patina with encrustation.
By date unknown: Richard R. Wagner Collection (acquired in Istanbul); gift of Richard R. Wagner to MFA, December 8, 1965
Gift of Richard R. Wagner