Covered footed bowl with lid (exaleiptron)

Greek
Archaic Period
about 520 B.C.
Possibly made by Lysiades


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Accession Number

99.531a-b

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Main body is unglazed, decorated with four thin relief bands with closely spaced tiny black dots. Stem is black-glazed, with three narrow red lines.
b. Cover with black-glazed knob has two relief lines.

Provenance

By 1899: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Paris. We know it came from Eretria.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, 1899, for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund