Middle to Late Corinthian Period
about 570 B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Corinthia, Corinth
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 503.
Height: 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Clay buff. Nude man squatting on hips, hands raised to breast, short legs drawn up. Suspension holes through hands and between long hair and neck; opening at top of head. Body stippled with fine black dots. Red boots and fillet. Black hair and beard. Lotus ornament, serpent, and two dogs facing hare.
By date unknown: Alfred Bourguignon collection; by 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: bought privately from the collection of Alfred Bourguignon.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund