Relief of a Griffin
Greek, South Italian
1.5 x 2.2 cm (9/16 x 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Relief of a griffin. On thin square plate with bevelled edges. Moves to right. Red on background; gilt on griffin. Broken at left end.
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
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution