about 575–550 B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Corinthia, Corinth
16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Black Figure
Not On View
Three female busts as handles on the shoulder. Leaf and flower motif around shoulder; at center of principal frieze, a floral ornament flanked by sirens and panthers; griffin birds, swans and another panther complete the frieze. Black, red, and white paint on buff clay.
By date unknown: with The Summa Galleries Inc., 342 North Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, California 90212; by October 1981: D. Herbert Lipson Collection; gift of D. Herbert Lipson to MFA, September 15, 1982
Gift of D. Herbert Lipson, Publisher of BOSTON Magazine, Boston, Massachusetts