Figurine of a woman carrying a jar on her head
Greek, East Greek
18 cm (7 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Woman standing holding a jar on her head. Top of the jar broken off. Stand on low rectangular plinth. Coarse brown clay.
According to MFA Register of Pottery and Porcelain, no. 5, one of a group of objects (87.422-87.434): all from Cos and the neighboring islands; by 1887: with M. A. Carandonis; purchased by MFA from M. A. Carandonis, December 6, 1887, for $ 110.00 (this is the total price for MFA 87.422-87.437)
Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation