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Aryballos with floral designs

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In red and reddish black on tan clay, floral circles, bands and dots and various filling ornaments. Four-petaled flower and filling designs on bottom. East Greek, Cretan

Provenance

By 1961: on the art market in Athens and acquired by Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III (said to come from Crete); gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, September 20, 1961

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Greek, East Greek, Late Orientalizing Period, 600 B.C.

Dimensions

11 cm (4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

61.943

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels