Plastic vase

Greek
Middle to Late Corinthian Period
about 570 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Corinthia, Corinth

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 503.

Dimensions

Height: 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.8039

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Clay buff. Nude man squatting on hips, hands raised to breast, short legs drawn up. Suspension holes through hands and between long hair and neck; opening at top of head. Body stippled with fine black dots. Red boots and fillet. Black hair and beard. Lotus ornament, serpent, and two dogs facing hare.

Provenance

By date unknown: Alfred Bourguignon collection; by 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: bought privately from the collection of Alfred Bourguignon.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund