Relief of a Griffin

Greek, South Italian ?


Dimensions

1.4 x 2 cm (9/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7971

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Relief of a Griffin. On thin square plate with bevelled edges. Griffin moves to left and looks back.

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 date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution