Alabastron


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 540.

Dimensions

28.2 cm (11 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.899

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Bearded winged figure, wearing chiton and boots, running to left; facing him stands a cock. Meaningless inscription. Surface has a cream-colored slip.
Repaired with slight restoration.

Corinthian Style; (bombylios)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: bought in Athens: provenience unknown); 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund