Red Slip Jug

Cypriote
Cypro-geometric III Period
about 850–700 B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 223.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.193 H., 0.143 D.

Accession Number

72.14

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Slip ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Buff clay, red slip; flat, everted rim, narrow cylindrical neck, globular body, low-footed base, round handle from lower neck to shoulder, relief line around mid-neck.

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