Jug, duck askos

Cypriote
Cypro-geometric III or Cypro-archaic I Period
850–600 B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 152.

Dimensions

Length: 19 cm (7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

72.139

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Bichrome III ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

In form of duck. Geometric decoration in black and red. Mouth and one wing broken.

Provenance

By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for
$ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription