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Child and Goose with a Pillar

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Group of child and goose, at right of a short square pillar. Child's hair yellow; eyes black; flesh yellow-brown; himation rose pink. The column was pink, with gilded capital, and wheel ornament; the goose white with red eye and red on feet. Inscribed behind ATA


By date unknown: H. Hoffmann Collection; 1899: Hôtel Drouot auction of the H. Hoffmann Collection (Paris, May 15-19, 1899, lot 208); by 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Hoffmann Sale 1899, no. 208 = T.C. Gréau pl. 33); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Roman Provincial, Early Imperial Period, about 1st century A.D.

Place of Manufacture

Myrina, Aeolis, Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 032.


15.4 cm (6 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World