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Figurine of an ape (?) riding on a donkey

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Ape (?) riding on donkey. Right hand raised. Hand broken and repaired. Left forearm missing. Tail of donkey missing.

Provenance

By date unknown: said to be Lord Carmichael Collection; by 1948: with Spink & Son (Canada) Ltd., Trafalgar Buildings, Eglington Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; purchased by MFA from Spink & Son (Canada) Ltd., February 10, 1949, for $ 225.00

Credit Line

John Michael Rodocanachi Fund

Greek, Late Archaic Period,

Place of Manufacture

Boiotia, Greece

Dimensions

Height: 10 cm (3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.49

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture