Fragment of frieze
0.22 H. 0.465 L.
Medium or Technique
Evanthea and Leo Condakes Gallery (Gallery 113A)
Two griffins facing one another, on either side of a palm tree; above, and egg-and-dart pattern and a simple guilloche. Patches of yellow color on griffins, and scrolls drawn in black on head and neck. Same colors appear on the palm tree and the moldings. Many patches of strong red color apparently used as a ground. The fragment is in two pieces.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: From Smyrna. [Bought in Germany].); 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund