Perfume jar in the shape of a sandalled right foot

Greek
Archaic period
mid 6th century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 536.

Dimensions

7.4 x 9 cm (2 15/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.897

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Straps and ornaments painted in dark brown. On sole incised inscription. Toes missing.. In form of foot with sandal.

Corinthian Style

Inscription

ΓΡΥΤΟΝ ΕΠΟΙΕSΕ

Provenance

By 1896: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: bought in Thebes, Feb. 1896); 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund