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Comic actor carrying a basket

Comic actor, carrying basket. Yellow on top of basket and base of figure; trace of gilt on edge of basket; red on hair, beard, background, himation, and chiton; flesh-color on legs and arms. Broken and put together.


By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in London.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Late Classical Period, about 375–350 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World