Oil flask (lekythos) with owl
Early Classical Period
about 470–460 B.C.
the Icarus Painter
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
Height: 13.6 cm (5 3/8 in.); diameter: 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Red Figure
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
An owl on an olive-branch.
Condition: Handle and chip from back of vase missing.
By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Naples.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund