Object Place: Middle East, Eurasia
11.43 cm (4 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Tortuous body, scaled neck upright, mouth open showing tongue. Right elbow raised as foot rests on tail, which is curled under near haunches with cone-shaped pricket (?) above.
1934, John Hunt (b. 1900 - d. 1976), London and Dublin; 1934, sold by Hunt to the Brummer Gallery, New York (stock no. P11038); May 12, 1949, Brummer sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, lot 358, to the MFA for $180 [see note 1]. (Accession Date: May 12, 1949)
 This was purchased together with MFA accession no. 49.479.
William Francis Warden Fund