Waterbird on stand

Greek
Geometric Period
about 750–700 B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 010.

Dimensions

Height: 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

63.1397

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Waterbird with a long curved bill. There is a hole for suspension diagonally from the middle of the back to just under the breast. The bottom of the stand is concave. Even green patina.

Provenance

By date unknown: Heyward Cutting Collection; gift of Heyward Cutting to MFA, September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Gift of Heyward Cutting