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Woman carrying a vase on her head

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Woman standing, and carrying a vase on her head. Long curl on each shoulder. Red- orange colored clay.

Provenance

According to MFA Register of Pottery and Porcelain, no. 5, one of a group of objects (87.422-87.434): all from Cos and the neighboring islands; by 1887: with M. A. Carandonis; purchased by MFA from M. A. Carandonis, December 6, 1887, for $ 110.00 (this is the total price for MFA 87.422-87.437)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation

Greek, East Greek,

Dimensions

15.2 cm (6 in.)

Accession Number

87.423

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture