Griffin

Greek, South Italian


Accession Number

01.7980

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Relief, griffin moving to right. Yellow slip well preserved; many traces of gilding. Missing: lower part of hind legs and paws of forelegs.

Provenance

By date unknown: W. H. Forman Collection; by 1900: with Sotheby, Wilkinson and Hodge, 13 Wellington Street, Strand, London W.C (auction of the Forman Collection, part 2, July 2 - 5, 1900, lot 191 [including MFA 01.7969 - 01.7980]); by 1901: with E. P. Warren; purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution