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Double vase

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On either side, at point of junction a plastic female head emerging from an acanthus leaf. Dull black glaze. Two wide mouthed jars joined together. At top, two vertical interlacing handles.

Provenance

By date unknown: the Misses Norton Collection; loaned to MFA by the Misses Norton, July 8, 1912 (922.12a&b); gift of the Misses Norton to MFA, September 11, 1941

Credit Line

Lent by the Misses Norton, July 8, 1912. Made a gift, September 11, 1941

Greek, South Italian,

Place of Manufacture

Campania, Italy

Dimensions

22 x 26 cm (8 11/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

41.649

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Glaze Ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels