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Handle from loutrophoros

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Handle in form of a scroll, decorated on flat side with a laurel branch in red figure style and a rosette in white and yellow. The flat, outer side is decorated with a laurel branch in red-figure with yellow berries. On the terminal curve at each end is a rosette in white and yellow. A white...

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By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Naples.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, South Italian, Late Classical to Early Hellenistic Period, about 330–310 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 070.


27.9 cm (11 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World