Child and Goose with a Pillar

Roman Provincial
Early Imperial Period
about 1st century A.D.

Place of Manufacture: Asia Minor, Aeolis, Myrina

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 032.


15.4 cm (6 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique


Not On View


The Ancient World



Group of child and goose, at right of a short square pillar. Child’s hair yellow; eyes black; flesh yellow-brown; himation rose pink. The column was pink, with gilded capital, and wheel ornament; the goose white with red eye and red on feet. Inscribed behind ATA


By date unknown: H. Hoffmann Collection; 1899: Hôtel Drouot auction of the H. Hoffmann Collection (Paris, May 15-19, 1899, lot 208); by 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Hoffmann Sale 1899, no. 208 = T.C. Gréau pl. 33); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution