Torso of a caricature figurine

Greek, East Greek
Late Hellenistic Period
probably 1st century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Asia Minor, Ionia, Smyrna

Dimensions

7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7650

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Torso, caricature. Lacks arms, but has the upper part of the legs. Exaggerated groin and muscular development. Traces of red-brown.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Smyrna.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution