Perfume flask (alabastron) with siren and duck
Archaic period, Early Corinthian
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Corinthia, Corinth
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 448.
Height x diameter: 8.9 x 4.5 cm (3 1/2 x 1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Decorated with a siren wearing a polos, in profile to right; a duck behind; rosettes in field; intsct. Said to be from Rhodes.
By date unknown: with Henry Baylies (according to MFA Register of Pottery; from Rhodes); purchased by MFA from Henry Baylies, October 15, 1891