Early Hellenistic Period
Late 4th century B.C.
Arretine Pottery (MFA), pl. 37.
Height x diameter: 12.4 x 6.6 cm (4 7/8 x 2 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Greek Classical Gallery (Gallery 215B)
Small round-mouthed pitcher. Incurved neck offset from the shoulder by a ridge decorated by impressed design of ovolo-dart, awkwardly executed. The foot is an extension of the vase itself, flat bottom surface. Simple handle, ending in crude palmette; top curve engraved with boukranion (?). Large section of mouth of vase missing.
Asia Minor (said to be from).
By date unknown: with Dr. Hugo Weissmann, 96 Charles Street, Boston, Mass.; purchased by MFA from Dr. Hugo Weissmann, March 13, 1958, for $ 1,500.00 (this is the total price of 58.319-58.320)
John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund