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Trefoil lip. Decorated above with lotus flowers and buds and a bird on each side; below with a fantastic bird which has two human heads.

Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in London: said from Cyprus.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Cypriote, Cypro-Archaic I Period, about 750–600 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 187.

Dimensions

Height: 22.9 cm (9 in.)

Accession Number

01.8046

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Bichrome IV ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels