Basket-shaped vase (kalathos)

Greek
Late Geometric Period
740–690 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 289.

Dimensions

Height: 10 cm (3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.365

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Has perforated decoration in four zones, separated by three narrow bands, each with a zigzag in brown. Dots on rim.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in the North of a Greek.); 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund