Perfume vase in the shape of a female head
Greek, East Greek
early 6th century B.C. (contemp. with Md. Corinth. 600–580 B.C.)
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Rhodes
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 499.
8.7 cm (3 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Evanthea and Leo Condakes Gallery (Gallery 113A)
Traces of purple on the chiton and necklace; broken and mended.
Bust of a woman wearing a wreath; her hair falls in long locks on each shoulder.
By 1891: with Henry Baylies (said to come from Rhodes); purchased by MFA from Henry Baylies, October 15, 1891