Knob of great lid?

Archaic Period
about 530 B.C.

Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Not On View


The Ancient World



Initially catalogued as the top of a stand but possibly knob of great lid.
Top convex with sunken tondo. Rim black above and on underside; stem black with red ring at top; remainder reserved. In tondo, bearded man presenting cock to nude youth  fox to l., hare to right. Nonsense inscriptions.


May 30, 1892, Van Branteghem Sale, Hotel Drouot, Paris, lot 25. By 1898: Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: bought in Italy); 1908: gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA; accessioned 1910.

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren