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Bronze decorative appliqué

Period:
Classical
Date:
2nd half of 4th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
length 4 7/8 in. (14.9 cm) width 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Gift of Paul and Gregory Demirjian, in memory of Migirdich Demirjian, 2001
Accession Number:
2001.220
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 158
The foliate composition combines palmette fronds and acanthus leaves. Such ornament is widespread in Greek art of the fourth and third centuries B.C.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 2001. "One Hundred Thirty-first Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2000 through June 30, 2001." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 131: p. 19.

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