Oil flask (aryballos) with a lotus design
Archaic Period (Late Corinthian)
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Corinthia, Corinth
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 456.
7.1 cm (2 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Quatrefoil design of lotus-buds. The cream-colored clay is typically Corinthianin, and the added paint is black and purple.
By 1882: Edward Robinson Collection (according to his Catalogue of Greek, Etruscan and Roman Vases, no. 32: purchased in Athens in 1882); gift of Edward Robinson to MFA, February 10, 1892
Gift of Edward Robinson