Bronze Reclining Banqueter by Unknown Artist

Small bronze statuette of a banqueteer, lying on a couch with a drinking bowl in his hand.

Details

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
10 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,000 ( Total: £7,000)
Acquired in:
1954
Vendor:
J O Matossian

Style is Peloponnesian, maybe Corinthian. Found at Dodona, the sanctuary of Zeus. Grey-green patina with some minor abrasions.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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