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Figure of a cow

Stylized cow in the form of an irrecgular rectangle with a ridge suggesting the tail. One corner flattened with two points to suggest head and horns. Incised lines suggesting musculature.

Provenance

1980, Mr. John P. Axelrod, Boston; 1985, gift of Mr. Axelrod to the MFA (Accession Date September 24, 1985).

Credit Line

The John Axelrod Collection

German, 20th century, About 1925

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 4 5/16 in. (10.9 cm) L. 7 1/2 in. (19 cm) W. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm)

Accession Number

1985.662

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture