Woman cooking, watched by a girl

Greek
Archaic Period
500–475 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia, Tanagra

Dimensions

Overall: 10.7 x 11.3 x 8 cm (4 3/16 x 4 7/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7788

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

A woman sits on a low four-legged stool before a three-handled kettle which rests on a tripod over the fire. A small figure at her side peers into the pot.

NOTE: J. Uhlenbrock, Sept. 26, 1995, feels the two figures do not belong together and base is modern.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Paris.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution