Figurine of an ape (?) riding on a donkey
6th century B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia
Height: 10 cm (3 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Archaic Greece Gallery (Gallery 113)
Ape (?) with half-monkey/half human head) riding on donkey. Right hand raised. Hand broken and repaired. Left forearm missing. Tail of donkey missing.
By date unknown: said to be Lord Carmichael Collection; by 1948: with Spink & Son (Canada) Ltd., Trafalgar Buildings, Eglington Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; purchased by MFA from Spink & Son (Canada) Ltd., February 10, 1949, for $ 225.00
John Michael Rodocanachi Fund