Rhyton

Greek, South Italian
Late Classical to Early Hellenistic Period
about 330–320 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Italy, Apulia

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 067.

Dimensions

20.3 cm (8 in.)

Accession Number

97.64

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Boar’s head. On the front of the neck is painted a female head in profile to the left; she weats a striped kekryphalos and earrings.
There are palmette scrolls on either side of the head and crude tongues on the cyma-recta molding of the lip. On the nostrils, mouth, tusks, and forehead crest of the boar are traces of added white and yellow.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. S. D. Warren Collection; gift of Mrs. S. D. Warren to MFA, 1897

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. S. D. Warren