Rhyton in the form of a bull's head

Greek
Late Classical Period
375–350 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Dimensions

Length: 23.5 cm (9 1/4 in.); diameter: 13.7 cm (5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2004.2228

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, black glaze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Provenance

1901: sold at Vente Drouot, Paris, March 18-20, 1901, Collection d' antiquités, no. 83, pl. 5; by May 1991: with Sotheby's, 34-35 New Bond St., London W1A 2AA (Sotheby's auction, May 23, 1991, lot no. 321); by June 1999, in a Canadian private collection; June 1999, sold by a Canadian private collector at Sotheby's, 1334 York Ave, New York, NY 10021 (sale no. 7323, June 5, 1999, lot no. 210); purchased at Sotheby's sale by Peter and Widgie Aldrich; gift of Peter and Widgie Aldrich to MFA in honor of John J. Herrmann, Jr., Curator of Classical Art, 1976-2004, December 2004; accessioned: February 23, 2005

Credit Line

Partial gift of Peter and Widgie Aldrich in honor of John J. Herrmann, Jr., Curator of Classical Art, 1976–2004