Fruit dish

Greek, East Greek
Orientalizing Period
7th century B.C.


Dimensions

9.5 x 28.7 cm (3 3/4 x 11 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1971.206

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Decorated with concentric circles around solid center (orange on buff) on inside; underside decorated with concentric stemmed circles, dot border.
Shape of a shallow bowl on pedestal foot. Part of rim and base restored in plaster.
Apparently found with 1971.205, acting as a lid for a cremation burial.

Provenance

By 1969: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., May 12, 1971

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund