Fragmentary Group; Woman and Boy

Greek, East Greek


Dimensions

12.2 cm (4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.426

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragmentary group. Upper portion of a female figure; missing: a small boy who stands at her right. The child’s right hand is missing; his legs below the knee; and a part of his right shoulder.

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