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Statuette of a bull

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Statuette of a bull, of somewhat geometric form, with piggy snout, pointed ears, heavy, green patina, black on legs.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Hugo Weissmann, 96 Charles St., Boston, Mass.; 1958: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; loaned to MFA by Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III, August 1, 1964 (loan number 110.64); 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

Greek, Geometric Period, 8th century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 063.

Dimensions

Length: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2001.167

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture