Roman Soldier from a Crucifixion group
German (Augsburg or Dresden)
Object Place: Europe, Augsberg/Dresden, Germany
13.34 cm (5 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Lying down on right, rolling dice on his robe, hammer to side, polychromed in enamel colors and gold. Condition: front base enamel chipped. Places on robe worn.
May 16, 1968, anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, lot 111, to Blumka Galleries, New York; 1968, sold by Blumka to Mr. R. Thornton Wilson (b. 1886 - d. 1977); 1983, Bequest of Mr. Wilson to the MFA [see note 1] (Accession Date: January 12th, 1983).
1- On loan from R. Thornton Wilson from 1968.
Bequest of R. Thornton Wilson in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson