Amphora (miniature)

Greek
early 4th century B.C.
Boulas


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Dimensions

14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

18.492

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Pattern

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Clay pale red, flaking off in places. Long ovoid body, very small foot, slender neck with bell mouth, two very small handles (one restored). Decoration in black glaze with added white; neck and mouth black; shoulder tongue pattern in outline with white bars; upper part of body, white palmettes on a broad black band; below it an outline network on red, with white dots, then white palmettes and stars on a narrow black band, and a band of white and black bars at the bottom.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson