Greek, South Italian
Early Hellenistic Period
Attributed to Kemai Group
Place of Manufacture: Italy, Campania
Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 093.
11.4 cm (4 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, with black glaze and added white color
Not On View
Black rays decorate the underside of the rim. On the shoulder is a band of black palmettes separated by single lotus petals; below this is a wreath of white ivy leaves on a black band. On the lid there are two bands of plamettes separated by long tongues or petals. The inner palmettes are painted in black, the outer ones in white on a black ground.
By date unknown: with Pio Marinangeli, Rome (MFA Register of Pottery: from Canosa); March 1889: purchased by R. Lanciani from Pio Marinangeli); purchased by MFA from R. Lanciani, 1889
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution