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Griffin

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Relief, griffin moving to right. Yellow slip well preserved; many traces of gilding. Missing: lower part of hind legs and paws of forelegs.

Provenance

By date unknown: W. H. Forman Collection; by 1900: with Sotheby, Wilkinson and Hodge, 13 Wellington Street, Strand, London W.C (auction of the Forman Collection, part 2, July 2 - 5, 1900, lot 191 [including MFA 01.7969 - 01.7980]); by 1901: with E. P. Warren; purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, South Italian,

Accession Number

01.7980

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture