H. 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm); length 7 5/16 in. (18.5 cm)
Purchase, Abraham Foundation Gift, 1997
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 162
The applique, an openwork composition in fairly high relief, belongs to a category of gilded terracottas that adorned Tarentine funerary furniture. A griffin springs towards the right, clawing at the head of a horse that collapses, facing left.