Relief of a Griffin

Greek, South Italian


Dimensions

1.5 x 2.4 cm (9/16 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7973

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Relief. Griffin. On small square plate with bevelled edges. Griffin charges to left. Red on background; gilt on griffin.

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