Barbotine pitcher

Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Middle Minoan I Period
2000–1800 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Crete

Dimensions

18.7 cm (7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1971.631

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Rust red on buff clay (coarse) and double rows of barbotine relief decorate the body of the vase, and inside of spout. Chips and spalls.

Provenance

By 1971: with Galerie für Griechische, Römische und Byzantinische Kunst, Telemannstrasse 5, 6 Frankfurt-Main, Germany; purchased by MFA from Galerie für Griechische, Römische und Byzantinische Kunst, December 8, 1971

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund