Wild Goat style pitcher

Greek
Orientalizing Period
about 625–600 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Rhodes

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 291.

Dimensions

Height: 28.4 cm (11 3/16 in.); diameter: 23.2 cm (9 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.89

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

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.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. S. T. Morse