Figurine of an ape (?) riding on a donkey

Greek
Late Archaic Period


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia

Dimensions

Height: 10 cm (3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.49

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

On View

Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Ape (?) riding on donkey. Right hand raised. Hand broken and repaired. Left forearm missing. Tail of donkey missing.

Provenance

By date unknown: said to be Lord Carmichael Collection; by 1948: with Spink & Son (Canada) Ltd., Trafalgar Buildings, Eglington Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; purchased by MFA from Spink & Son (Canada) Ltd., February 10, 1949, for $ 225.00

Credit Line

John Michael Rodocanachi Fund