3rd century B.C.
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 217; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 122 (additional published references).
Height: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Sculpture of a bronze dog. The dog’s left forepaw and head are raised, as if in a begging position. The tail and the iris of the left eye are missing. Dark green patina, with slight pitting.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Found 8 miles from Chiusi, many years ago, and formerly in the collection of Fanello Fanelli of Sarteano.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, October 1896
Catharine Page Perkins Fund