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Barbotine pitcher

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Rust red on buff clay (coarse) and double rows of barbotine relief decorate the body of the vase, and inside of spout. Chips and spalls.

Provenance

By 1971: with Galerie für Griechische, Römische und Byzantinische Kunst, Telemannstrasse 5, 6 Frankfurt-Main, Germany; purchased by MFA from Galerie für Griechische, Römische und Byzantinische Kunst, December 8, 1971

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund

Early Aegean, Minoan, Bronze Age, Middle Minoan I Period, 2000–1800 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Crete, Greece

Dimensions

18.7 cm (7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1971.631

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels