Model of an oven

Early European, Balkan, Vinca
Chalcolithic Period
about 4500–4000 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Central Balkans

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 5.9 x 8.2 x 10.1 cm (2 5/16 x 3 1/4 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

2002.732

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Model of a oven, decorated with incised spirals and maeanders. A U-shaped ridge across the top and for a short distance along the sides of the oven.

Provenance

By the mid 1990s: Harlan J. and Pamela M. Berk Collection (said to have been purchased from a dealer in London or New York between the late 1980s to the mid 1990s); gift of Harlan J. and Pamela M. Berk to MFA, December 2002

Credit Line

Gift of Harlan J. and Pamela M. Berk