Figurine of goose with three goslings

Greek
Late Archaic Period
about first half of 5th century B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 10.3 cm (4 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

35.59

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

On View

Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Goose with three goslings under her wing. Reddish brown clay; white slip. Two suspension holes in top of mother-bird.

Provenance

By 1934: with T. Zoumpoulakis (said to come from Macedonia, perhaps the region of Olynthus); purchased by MFA from T. Zoumpoulakis, March 7, 1935, for $ 100.00

Credit Line

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