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Knob of great lid?

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Initially catalogued as the top of a stand but possibly knob of great lid. Top convex with sunken tondo. Rim black above and on underside; stem black with red ring at top; remainder reserved. In tondo, bearded man presenting cock to nude youth ; fox to l., hare to right. Nonsense inscriptions.


May 30, 1892, Van Branteghem Sale, Hotel Drouot, Paris, lot 25. By 1898: Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: bought in Italy); 1908: gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA; accessioned 1910.

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Greek, Archaic Period, about 530 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure


The Ancient World