Late Geometric Period
mid-7th century B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 530.
Height: 10.2 cm (4 in.) Diameter: 24 cm (9 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
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)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund