Plain white jug

Cypriote
Cypro-classical I Period
about 475–400 B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 231.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.126 H., 0.115 D.

Accession Number

72.4

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, pla in white ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Red, coarse clay; straight raised rim, short, narrow cylindrical neck, biconical body, with shoulder sloping to hemispherical lower body, high swung handle from rim to shoulder.

Provenance

By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for $ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription