Water jar (hydria)

Greek
Late Archaic Period
about 530–520 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 2, pl. 076; Highlights: Classical Art (MFA), p. 161.

Dimensions

Height: 39.6 cm (15 9/16 in.); diameter: 29.2 cm (11 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

99.522

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Panel on front and shoulder. On body, Herakles and Triton. On shoulder, three youths, each leading a horse to right.

Provenance

By date unknown: according to CVA, Boston, fasc. 2, pl. 76: from Vulci; by date unknown: Campanari Collection; by 1856: Rogers Collection; 1856: with Christie and Manson (sale of the Rogers Collection, lot 347); by 1899: Collection of W. H. Forman; 1899: with Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 13 Wellington Strand, London, W.C. (sale of the Forman Collection, June 19-22, lot 284); 1899: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: From Campanari and Rogers Collections. Forman Sale, Lot 284); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, 1899, for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund