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Jug, duck askos

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In form of duck. Geometric decoration in black and red. Mouth and one wing broken.

Provenance

By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for $ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription

Cypriote, Cypro-geometric III or Cypro-archaic I Period, 850–600 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 152.

Dimensions

Length: 19 cm (7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

72.139

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Bichrome III ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels