Lebes and stand. Side A: Inside the rim are four ships of war, with oars and sails. Outside, an ivy pattern on the neck and a red band and narrow astragal on the shoulder. Side B: Stand. An ivy border near the rim, and a pattern of radiating lines, red and black, near the outer edge of the base.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to 1890 MFA Annual Report: from Orvieto); anonymous gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA, November 4, 1890
Greek, Archaic Period, about 530–510 B.C.
Place of Manufacture
Athens, Attica, Greece
CVA Boston 2, pl. 065, 2-4; 066.
Height: 56.5 cm (22 1/4 in.); diameter (mouth): 28.3 cm (11 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, black-figure technique