Squat Barbotine pitcher

Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Middle Minoan I Period
2000–1800 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Crete

Dimensions

17.6 cm (6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1971.632

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Squat pitcher with two rows of circular indentations, strap side-handles as well as back handle. Black matt with red over-paint and barbotine relief on upper portion of body, side handles and upper part of neck. Coarse grayish clay.

Provenance

By 1971: with Galerie für Griechische, Römische und Byzantinische Kunst, Telemannstrasse 5, 6 Frankfurt-Main, Germany; purchased by MFA from Galerie für Griechische, Römische und Byzantinische Kunst, December 8, 1971

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund