The three sleeping children, in short tunics, are huddled closely together. Their hair is slightly indicated. Even green patina.
By 1910: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: This piece was bought in Sicily and was found there probably.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, June 2, 1910, for $4,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 10.159-10.230)
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund and Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution
Greek, Late Hellenistic Period,
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 085; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 119 (additional published references).
Height: 2.4 cm (15/16 in.)
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