Etrusco-Corinthian terracotta aryballos (perfume or unguent flask) in the form of a monkey shown seated holding his left paw to his mouth and the right paw holding his lower leg. Dark brown stippling indicates the fur and a band of brown and umber decorate the neck. The aperture of the vase is positioned at the top of the head between the ears.
Crack to left leg made good.
Private collection, USA; acquired prior to 1977
Dr Gabriele Schnetzer Collection, Zurich
Classical Art from a New York Collection: Catalogue of an exhibition at the Andre Emmerich Gallery (New York, 1977), no. 38