Statuette of Eve

about 1540


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

12.7 cm (5 in.)

Accession Number

58.717

Medium or Technique

Ivory; bone

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Muscular twisted body (truncated right hand and feet) has long hair extending down spine and over left shoulder. Left hand holds twig. Metal down in left leg.

Provenance

1958, Mme. Bela Hein, Paris, France; 1958 sold by Hein to the MFA for $300.00. (Accession Date: September 18, 1958)

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund