Figurine of a young satyr

Greek
Hellenistic Period
2nd century B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 077.

Dimensions

Height: 6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7510

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

Greek Classical Gallery (Gallery 215B)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

The young satyr has a chubby body, a lively face, and a tail. The left foot, toes of the right foot and part of the right hand are missing. Dark brown patina.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December, 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution