Head of a dog
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 091; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 120 (additional published references).
Length 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The hound’s head is straining forward with the ears curled back, neck terminating in a collar. The head and neck were made as a fitting for a circular, tubular shaft. Hollow cast; brown patina.
By date unknown: Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes Collection; gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, February 11, 1952
Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes