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Relief of a Griffin

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Relief. Griffin. On small square plate with bevelled edges. Griffin charges to left. Red on background; gilt on griffin.

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 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, South Italian,

Dimensions

1.5 x 2.4 cm (9/16 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7973

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture