Pitcher (oinochoe) and lid
Late Geometric IIa Period
Attributed to The Bird-and-Lozenge Painter
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 266.
38.1 cm (15 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Slip is bright orange to brown. On neck: band of waterbirds, meander, band of waterbirds. On shoulder square panels (metopes), alternately containing waterbirds and four leaf design. On body: gand of wolftooth pattern, band of waterbirds, band of connected dots (almost false spirals), band of dots, five lines, rest of vase is solid. Dipylon.
By 1898: with Edward Perry Warrren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens. Christmas 1898.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, 1899, for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund