Boeotian Terracotta Monkey

Culture: Greek/Boeotian
Period: 6th century B.C.
Material: Bright clay
Dimensions: 8 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 6077
Provenance: Betty & Lester Guttman collection, Chicago, USA.
Condition: A stable stress crack above the right arm running to the back, otherwise intact.
Description: Stylized depiction of a little monkey with long arms blending into short legs. Eyes and muzzle are pierced. The head in form of a triangle. Formed by hand. A very similar example is in the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna, inventory number "Antikensammlung, V 1799".