about 550 B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
16.8 cm (6 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Black Figure
Not On View
Rim like those of “kothon” type. Broad band of ornament around mouth, the principal element being the tongue pattern; cover also has tongue-pattern around the handle. Slight abrasions on the surface.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens, probably from Thebes.); 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