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Fragmentary Bull

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Head and forequarters of a bull. Part of forelegs and right horn gone. Traces of white.

Provenance

According to MFA Register of Pottery and Porcelain, no. 5, one of a group of objects (87.422-87.434): all from Cos and the neighboring islands; by 1887: with M. A. Carandonis; purchased by MFA from M. A. Carandonis, December 6, 1887, for $ 110.00 (this is the total price for MFA 87.422-87.437)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation

Greek, East Greek,

Accession Number

87.428

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture