Phiale

Greek, South Italian
4th century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Italy, Campania (?)

Dimensions

Diameter: 17.7cm (6 15/16in.)

Accession Number

99.537

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Glaze Ware

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black glaze with stamped decoration. Three circles of short incised lines around the omphalos; within these six ornaments, stamped; a dolphin and a star alternately.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, 1899, for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund