Figurine of a woman carrying a jar on her head

Greek, East Greek


Dimensions

18 cm (7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.422

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Woman standing holding a jar on her head. Top of the jar broken off. Stand on low rectangular plinth. Coarse brown clay.

Provenance

According to MFA Register of Pottery and Porcelain, no. 5, one of a group of objects (87.422-87.434): all from Cos and the neighboring islands; by 1887: with M. A. Carandonis; purchased by MFA from M. A. Carandonis, December 6, 1887, for $ 110.00 (this is the total price for MFA 87.422-87.437)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation