Alabastron

Greek


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Corinthia, Corinth

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 451.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.065 H. 0.042 D.

Accession Number

95.174

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

An “Oriental Artemis” standing profile to right, each hand grasping a swan by the neck.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: said to have come from Cervetri); 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund