Vase

Greek
Late Classical Period


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Dimensions

10 cm (3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.8129

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Figural

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small flat vase with lekythos mouth having front in form of bearded mask, and back in form of a scalloped shell. Mask has yellow hair, red fillet, brown beard; shell white with traces of blue. A red band divides front and back.
Handle restored.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome: from Greece.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund