Phiale

Italian


Dimensions

5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.378

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Decorated in relief. Medallion in center, showing Herakles resting and two other figures; grape leaves and clusters of grapes about it. Considerable remains of the original silver coating of the vase. A long break in the rim has been restored.

Campano-Etruscan

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Italy. Bought in Rome.); 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund