6th century B.C.
Painter The Micali Painter
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 574.
28.2 cm (11 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Black Figure
Not On View
Early Black Figure with a reminiscence of metal technique. The neck and handle black. Around the shoulder is a narrow red band with a human-headed bird, two lions or panthers and between them rings. Around the body a frieze of winged figures, alternately male and female, running to right. Details incised. No color.
By 1877: William Sturgis Bigelow, Boston (loaned to MFA [loan 116, Big. 41]); gift of W. S. Bigelow to MFA, January 2, 1913
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection