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Bearded dwarf

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A bearded dwarf kneels on a stand; his right hand is raised, and there is a tiny shield on the left arm. A frog is at the left foot. Lance is missing from right hand. Green patina.

Provenance

By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: bought in 1903 from a Greek); 1908: gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA; accessioned 1910.

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Greek, Late Hellenistic Period or Early Imperial Period, 150 B.C.–A.D. 10

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 625; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 127 (additional published references).

Dimensions

5.3 cm (2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.08.32i

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture