Wild Goat style pitcher
about 625–600 B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Rhodes
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 291.
Height: 28.4 cm (11 3/16 in.); diameter: 23.2 cm (9 1/8 in.)
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Rhodian “Wild Goat” oinochoe. Body flares from foot, well-defined shoulder. Trefoil mouth. From bottom to neck, three bands: (1) lotus flowers and buds, (2) two dogs and four goats, (3) palmettes, ducks, bulls, goat. Guilloche on the neck. Creamy slip. Crack on the right side.
By 1903: Mrs. S. T. Morse Collection (purchased for her of E. Simeon, London, and stated by him to have been found in his own excavations in the island of Rhodes); gift of Mrs. S. T. Morse to MFA, January 1903
Gift of Mrs. S. T. Morse