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Figurine of a seated woman

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Woman seated on a large chair with rounded back and curving legs. Himation closely envelopes arms and head. Remains of white on face, red on cheek and lips; white and black on garments. Missing: left hand and one corner of base. A small piece in the front of the base restored.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens said to be from Thebes [market for Tanagra].); 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, Late 4th or 3rd century B.C.

Dimensions

14.7 cm (5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.355

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture