Dwarf seated

Greek
Late Hellenistic Period
2nd–1st century B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 083; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 119 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

34.42

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

The figure has inlaid eyes and is shown with a withered right hand. He wears chiton and small himation. The left arm is missing below the elbow. Green patina, corroded.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Aldo Jandolo, Viale del Lazio 37, Rome; purchased by MFA from Aldo Jandolo for $100.00, February 1, 1934

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Mrs. Charles Gaston Smith's Group