Man reclining in a chair

Early Aegean, Helladic
Bronze Age, Late Helladic IIIB Period
about 1350–1200 B.C.


Dimensions

6.8 x 4.5 x 6.2 cm (2 11/16 x 1 3/4 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2001.164

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Man, wearing polos-headdress, reclines, with arms outspread, in a three-legged chair. It has a curved back, like a wicker porch-chair. Red stripes on buff.

Provenance

By 1964: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection (from the Swiss art market); loaned to MFA by Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III, August 1, 1964 (loan number 107.64); gift to MFA from Cornelius C. Vermeule III, March 21, 2001, in memory of Emily Dickinson Townsend Vermeule

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Emily Dickinson Townsend Vermeule