Monkey mother and child
about 550 B.C.
Height: 10 cm (3 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Plastic aryballos. There are openings in the heads of both figures. Both bodies are decorated with dots, while the heads are painted solidly. Paint on the heads is much worn. Left leg of child is missing. Mother’s head has been broken off and reglued.
Corinthian or possibly Italo-Corinthian.
By 1976: with Mathias Komor, 19 East 71st Street, New York, N.Y. 10021; purchased by MFA from Mathias Komor, November 18, 1976
Otis Norcross Fund