Four-handled bowl

Greek
Late Geometric Period
mid-7th century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 530.

Dimensions

Height: 10.2 cm (4 in.) Diameter: 24 cm (9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.364

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Bowl with low ring base and four horizontal loop handles (evenly spaced). Decoration in brown to black on buff slip. Interior is black with two reserved bands; zig-zag on lip. Parallel lines (ladder pattern) on handles. Exterior: Flying eagles.

Condition: Repaired with slight restoration.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in the North, of a Greek.); 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund