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Caryatid Mirror stand; female figure stands on a folding stool (okladias) with equinine legs. Female clad in a Doric chiton with overfold, extends her right hand (missing an apple or dove typically held by the caryatid figurines) and holds the edge of her garment with her left. The attachment...

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Provenance

By date unknown: W. H. Forman Collection; by 1899: with Sotheby, Wilkinson and Hodge, 13 Wellington Street, Strand, London (sale of the Forman Collection, Part I, June 19- 22, 1899, lot 67); by date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December, 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Early Classical Period, about 480 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 354; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 122 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height: 26.5 cm (10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7499

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical