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Man reclining in a chair

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Man, wearing polos-headdress, reclines, with arms outspread, in a three-legged chair. It has a curved back, like a wicker porch-chair. Red stripes on buff.

Provenance

By 1964: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection (from the Swiss art market); loaned to MFA by Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III, August 1, 1964 (loan number 107.64); gift to MFA from Cornelius C. Vermeule III, March 21, 2001, in memory of Emily Dickinson Townsend Vermeule

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Emily Dickinson Townsend Vermeule

Early Aegean, Helladic, Bronze Age, Late Helladic IIIB Period, about 1350–1200 B.C.

Dimensions

6.8 x 4.5 x 6.2 cm (2 11/16 x 1 3/4 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2001.164

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture