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Figurine of fox scratching his head

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Fox scratching his head, standing on a thin plinth measuring 8.8 x 4.6 cm.

Provenance

By 1905: with E. P. Warren (said to be from Tanagra and to have been bought in 1905); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, June 2, 1910, for $4,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 10.159-10.230)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund and Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Archaic Period, mid-5th century B.C.

Dimensions

Length: 13.2 cm (5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

10.229

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture