Modern work in the style of Early MInoan III. Bird resembling a partridge or dove, carved in relief on thin piece of ivory; deep groove indicating wing and shallower incisions (parallels) represent feathers. On long base over which tail extends. Bottom of base incised with zig-zags.
By 1965: with Tassos Zoumboulakis, Athens; purchased by MFA from Tassos Zoumboulakis, December 8, 1965
Helen and Alice Colburn Fund and Seth K. Sweetser Fund