Fish plate

Greek
Late Classical Period
about 400–390 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Dimensions

Height: 4.5 cm (1 13/16 in.); diameter: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

00.349b

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Glaze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Slight conical plate with central depression, vertical hanging rim on a high ring foot with concave side.

When purchased, it was used as a lid for an Apulian stamnos (00.349a), which may have been found with it.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: from Gela); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, February 1900

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund