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Figurine of a woman holding a mirror

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Large seated woman with a wreath in hair. Right hand rests in lap, holds a mirror. Large and high-backed chair. Much mended. Light pinkish color. Possibly a forgery.

Provenance

By date unknown: Edward Robinson Collection; gift of Edward Robinson to MFA, February 10, 1892

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Robinson

Greek or Etruscan, Late Classical or Hellenistic Period (or modern), about 4th century B.C. (or modern forgery)

Place of Manufacture

Tanagra, Boiotia, Greece

Dimensions

34.3 cm (13 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

92.2615

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture