Vase

Greek
about late 5th or early 4th century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Dimensions

11.3 x 8.9 cm (4 7/16 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1982.657

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Figural

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Sculptural vase in the shape of a scallop shell. Trumpet mouth, molded, ridged handles from neck to body of “shell,” all in black glaze. Body and bottom of handles reserved. Rim slightly chipped; chips in glaze.

Provenance

By date unknown: Charles Deering Collection; by date unknown: Barbara Deering Danielson Collection; gift of Barbara Deering Danielson to MFA, December 8, 1982

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara Deering Danielson