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Figurine of a pigmy

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The left arm (drawn back) and the legs below the middle of the thighs are missing. The eyes were inserted. The right arm held an object now lost.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Florence.); gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA, 1896

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Greco-Roman,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 132; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 120 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.669

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture