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A griffin sits to left drinking from a phiale held by a figure of which left arm with phiale, right hand with oinochoe, and one leg are preserved. Traces of blue on background.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: 1899 Rome: Saulini sale.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, South Italian,

Place of Manufacture

Campania, Italy

Dimensions

23.6 x 18.4 cm (9 5/16 x 7 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 0.236 H. 0.184 W.

Accession Number

01.8002

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture