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Cosmetic box with frog

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Blue-green faience round box with crouching frog on swinging lid. Modern dowel. Interior divided into four wedge-shaped segments. Deep blue details on frog

Provenance

By 1970: with J.J. Klejman, New York; December 16, 1970: purchased by the MFA from J. J. Klejman, New York (said to have been found at Marsin near Adana in southwest Turkey). (Accession Date: December 16, 1970)

Credit Line

Edward J. and Mary S. Holmes Fund

East Greek, Late Period, 6th century B.C.

Dimensions

height x width box: 2.2 x 7 cm (7/8 x 2 3/4 in.) height x width lid: 2.8 x 7 cm

Accession Number

1970.571

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical