about 540–530 B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Black Figure
Not On View
Attic imitation of the Lydian type of vessel used to hold bakkaris; intact.
On shoulder, ivy leaves alternating with grape clusters; main frieze: birds (geese?) feeding, with added red details; below, alternating black and red tongues; spreading foot, black on top, reserved on sides; in frieze among birds are nonsense inscriptions; neck black.
By date unknown: with The Summa Galleries Inc., 342 N. Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, California 90212 (said to have been acquired from Fritz Burki; Summa Catalogue 4: Ancient Vases , no. 7); gift of Summa Galleries to MFA, June 25, 1986
Gift of Summa Galleries