Pitcher (oinochoe); with figure of a Siren at front
Late Classical Period
late 5th–4th century B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
17.6 cm (6 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Krupp Gallery (Gallery 215A)
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.
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
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund