Pitcher (oinochoe); with figure of a Siren at front

Greek
Late Classical Period
late 5th–4th century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Dimensions

17.6 cm (6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.8101

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, figural

On View

Krupp Gallery (Gallery 215A)

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Front in form of Siren, profile to right, head in full front, playing the sambuca (small harp). Body of Siren and base of vase are white. Red and blue are used. Handle missing, vase chipped in places.

Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Paris from a Greek dealer.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund