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Statuette of three sleeping children

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The three sleeping children, in short tunics, are huddled closely together. Their hair is slightly indicated. Even green patina.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund and Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Late Hellenistic Period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 085; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 119 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height: 2.4 cm (15/16 in.)

Accession Number

10.170

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture