Oil flask (oinochoe in the form of Leda and the Swan
Late Classical Period
about 375–350 B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
17.4 cm (6 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Trefoil mouth. Leda and the swan. Girl in chiton and himation has sprung up to protect bird, which she clasps to her right side.
By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: bought in Paris; said from Athens); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 1903
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900