Handle from loutrophoros

Greek, South Italian
Late Classical to Early Hellenistic Period
about 330–310 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Italy, Apulia

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 070.

Dimensions

27.9 cm (11 in.)

Accession Number

01.8094

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Handle in form of a scroll, decorated on flat side with a laurel branch in red figure style and a rosette in white and yellow.
The flat, outer side is decorated with a laurel branch in red-figure with yellow berries. On the terminal curve at each end is a rosette in white and yellow. A white wave-pattern runs down the narrow edge on one side, terminating in a white stripe on the coils at either end.

VASE PAINTING in ITALY, # 70 - (01.8094)
Handle of Loutrophoros
about 330-310 B.C.
The flat, outer side is decorated with a laurel branch in red-figure with yellow berries. On the terminal curve at each end is a rosette in white and yellow. A white wave-pattern runs down the narrow edge on one side, terminating in a white stripe on the coils at either end.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Naples.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund