Oil flask (lekythos) in the form of a human head
Medium or Technique
Evanthea and Leo Condakes Gallery (Gallery 113A)
Plastic terracotta vase resembling Cypriote sculptured human head. Clay is buff, fine-textured. Traces of red and black paint on the right side. Small chip from lip, part of ear ornament and plait of hair broken off on left side. Round, out turned mouth of vase crowns elaborate coiffure formed of rows of fine incisions in herring-bone pattern. Large eyes, prominent nose, small mouth. Ornamental ear coverings, necklace.
By 1976: with Mathias Komor, 19 East 71st Street, New York, N.Y. 10021 (from the Pierides Collection, Paris, according to his invoice); purchased by MFA from Mathias Komor, October 13, 1976
Mary E. Moore Gift